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Manager, Financial Reporting and Technical Research

Cox Enterprises | Atlanta GA 30328 USA | Part Time | Posted: 12/03/2019

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The financial reporting group serves as subject matter experts on technical accounting issues.  The team’s primary function is to prepare and ensure that the company’s consolidated financial statements are in compliance with GAAP.  We are seeking a proactive independent thinker and strong communicator to join our Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Group as a Manager supporting the Cox Communications, Inc. (CCI) division. This position includes preparation of external financial reporting on a quarterly and annual basis, as well as the coordination of the annual financial statement audit with the outside independent auditors, and analyzing financial results. Serve as an advisor to CCI personnel by providing technical accounting guidance and research. Review material contracts for correct accounting treatment and advise the business. Manage, coach and develop a direct report. Reports to Director, Financial Reporting.


  • Manage the preparation and review of quarterly and annual CCI financial statements distributed to investors, analysts and senior leadership. 
  • Conduct accounting research and provide accounting standard guidance to CCI and corporate departments 
  • Evaluate new accounting guidance, including implementation of the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards.
  • Prepare CCI sources and uses cash flow statements for accuracy and submission to the Financial Planning and Analysis group
  • Achieve timely completion of deliverables to internal and external parties, which includes monthly, quarterly and annual tasks.  
  • Prepare and review accounting for CCI’s investment and debt portfolio.
  • Assist in completion of CCI special projects such as bond offerings, acquisitions and dispositions. 
  • Assist in the preparation and review of documentation for and the coordination of annual audits. 
  • Lead annual intangible impairment testing process.
  • Oversee a direct report’s work and delegate tasks successfully in order to achieve group objectives. 
  • Regular in-person interaction with business partners, co-workers, and manager is required.
  • General Supervision: The employee normally receives detailed instructions on new projects and assignments.


  • At least five years of accounting experience required
  • Two years of public accounting experience is required. Big Four experience is preferred
  • Active CPA license required
  • Strong technical research skills and knowledge of current US GAAP
  • Strong analytical and financial reporting skills, including writing and editing financial statements
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and re-prioritize as necessary
  • BS/BA in accounting or related discipline is required
  • Master’s degree in accounting or related discipline is preferred

About Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. The company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30328, United States
Categories Accounting/Bookkeeping/Finance

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