Director, Financial Reporting

As part of the Corporate Controller’s Department, this position executes certain financial close governance processes, management of financial reporting issues, and various aspects of PFI consolidated and subsidiary financial reporting. The role manages current and emerging issues impacting the Company’s financial reporting process and provides review of subsidiary GAAP reporting, enhancingquality and compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements.

The Financial Reporting Director is a strategic professional who closely follows the latest industry and GAAP financial reporting developments to be able to assist the reporting team and the business with the related operational applications and disclosures. The role requires excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within the organization, including senior management, business controllers, investor relations, technical accountants, and external auditors, among others. Negotiation and cooperation skills are key, as the job requires influencing others when resolving variety of complex financial reporting issues arising outside of the normal day-to-day reporting processes.

  • Management of the resolution of key financial reporting matters in a timely and efficient manner, partnering with Business Unit Controllers and senior finance managers.
  • Monitoring and resolution of technical accounting and reporting issues as they arise pertaining to subsidiary financial reporting.
  • Ongoing review of subsidiary GAAP financial statements, enhancing the quality and compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements, and ensuring implementation of applicable new guidance.
  • Assistance in the identification and documentation of quarterly significant accounting matters and transactions for distribution to senior management and the Audit Committee.
  • Coordination of the annual goodwill impairment test including peer group comparisons and monitoring of the latest accounting guidance and FASB developments on the topic.
  • Coordination of the quarterly Company and Business Unit Management Representation Letter processes as the role serves as a key point of contact with the external auditors within the reporting organization.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual materiality analysis of errors in the consolidated financial statements (SAB 99 Analysis) and creation of summary reports for submission to senior management and review by the SOX Advisory Council.
  • Preparation and analysis of various quarterly reports, including GAAP Approximations and Litigation Reserves Summary,among others.


  • GAAP accounting knowledge and SEC reporting experience.Big 4 experience and CPA strongly desired.
  • Insurance industry or financial services experience a plus.
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ accounting and financial reporting experience.
  • Strong technical, analytical, organizational, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities under tight time frames.
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, fast learner who thrives in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Team playerwith ability to work independently.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Master’s degree preferred.

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

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