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External Financial Reporting Manager - HYBRID

Tampa, FL

Posted: 11/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Finance Job Number: 21194 Pay Rate: $100,000 - $130,000

Job Description

Are you a stellar financial reporting professional looking to grow your career and wanting to be a part of the RIGHT company? Our client, a high-growth, private equity owned company here in Tampa Bay, has been adding top tier talent to support their remarkable revenue trajectory. The External Financial Reporting Manager position will have outstanding visibility with C-Suite executives, private equity partners, and a variety of finance decision makers throughout the organization. You will join a growing financial reporting team and have potential to make an impact on the function.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills and will be responsible for all facets of financial reporting to external parties. We are looking for a poised and polished professional with a naturally inquisitive mindset who understands the ‘why behind the what’ and is able to articulate the meaning behind the financials and metrics.  Want to learn more?  APPLY TODAY!

External Financial Reporting Manager Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Professional working environment and positive culture 
  • Outstanding leadership and high visibility 
  • Career growth potential with a company known for investing in its people
  • Full benefits package, including competitive PTO, medical & dental insurance 
  • Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, of $100,000 - $130,000, plus bonus

External Financial Reporting Manager Job Duties: 

  • Manage all reporting and financial compliance matters
  • Responsible for the generation of financials in their entirety (including cash flows)
  • Serve as the first line review for a variety of reporting requirements (including traditional financial statements, quarterly “SEC-like” financials, specialized reporting for PE sponsors, lender reporting, etc)
  • Perform the initial draft of disclosure requirements and ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP for all financial reporting
  • Will have exposure to complex accounting pronouncements (e.g., revenue recognition, VIE’s, acquisitions, derivatives) and assess their overall impact on the company
  • Continuously monitor and research changes in accounting standards and drafting memos for management, as necessary
  • Coordinate the external auditors and provide support as requested
  • Identify where internal controls are needed and assist the outsourced IC vendor with process changes related to financial reporting
  • Communicate the timing and project management of the financial reporting process
  • Identify areas of improvement and provide recommendations to management
  • Perform ad hoc and special projects, as assigned

External Financial Reporting Manager Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance required; CPA certification strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience or a mix of industry & public accounting, strongly preferred
  • Experience generating a full set of financial statements
  • Exposure to specialized reporting preferred
  • Advanced technical research skills required
  • Highly proficient in a variety of technology platforms and superb Excel skills
  • Strong leadership skills and previous supervisory experience highly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and exceptional communications skills required

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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