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SEC Reporting Manager

First Busey Corporation Champaign Full-Time
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The SEC Reporting Manager is responsible for the oversight, preparation and review of external financial reporting for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, etc. The position is also responsible for providing technical accounting support on complex business transactions and financial statement disclosures in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. Additionally, the SEC Reporting Manager is responsible for the maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and ensure the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the quarterly preparation, review, and filing of corporate financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks and other SEC filings).
  • Ensure that reports conform to GAAP and regulatory standards, with proper disclosure requirements.
  • Responsible for reviewing and updating the XBRL requirements for the quarterly and annual reports.
  • Work to continuously improve the quality of financial statement disclosures to benchmark disclosures against peers.
  • Interact regularly with others in the Controller, Treasury, Legal and other groups, as well as assist in managing the relationship with internal and external auditors.
  • Maintain the related SOX documentation for financial reporting.
  • Responsible for staying abreast of continuously changing complex accounting standards to ensure our financial reports and disclosures are in compliance with updated reporting requirements.
  • Review the monthly deferred tax and federal, state, and local income franchise, and sales tax balance sheet positions for all companies.
  • Preparation of supporting schedules for tax returns and coordinate the preparation of federal and state income, franchise, and sales tax returns.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and produce complex accounting and financial analysis.
  • Demonstrate ability to master accounting and finance systems.


Knowledge of: • Strong oral and written communication skills • Strong accounting skills • Compliance with federal regulations

Ability to:

• Strict adherence to external and internal deadlines • Analyze and solve problems • Prioritize daily work flow • Maintain visual attention and mental concentration for extended periods of time • Perform duties and make decisions under frequent time pressures

Education and Training

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and typically 5 or more years of accounting experience in public accounting or large public company, with progressive leadership experience; CPA preferred.
  • SEC reporting experience required; experience in bank accounting and/or operations preferred.
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Skills required

Internal Controls
Financial Statements
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Financial Analysis
Financial Modeling


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