Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting at Leslie's

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Our number one priority is the health and safety of our associates and their families, our partners, our communities and our customers. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

About the Opportunity

The Senior, Financial Reporting is a newly created position responsible for preparing the SEC reporting/filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.), as well as assisting in technical accounting research and other ad hoc reporting. This role is expected to have strong technical accounting skills and ability to research and apply accounting guidance to new or existing transactions executed by the Company. This position will take part in special projects, as well as interface with the internal and external auditors to provide audit support as requested. The Senior, Financial Reporting will be instrumental in building and refining the external reporting functions. The position is based in Phoenix, Arizona and reports directly to the Director of Financial Reporting.

  • Assist and prepare quarterly/annual financial statements and disclosures for SEC filings (Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, etc.).
  • Assist and prepare monthly and quarterly reporting packages to management and the board of directors.
  • Assist with technical accounting research and document conclusions on complex accounting issues in accordance with US GAAP and SEC regulations.
  • Research, document, and assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial information included in Investor Relations documents (press releases, investor presentations, etc.).
  • Collaborate with accounting and other departments.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors during quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
  • Assist with compliance and maintenance of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Execute on ad hoc reporting and projects as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • CPA designation/ CPA candidate required.
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP, SEC and Sarbanes Oxley, required.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant accounting/financial reporting experience (public accounting required and/or a mix of public accounting and corporate financial reporting experience).
  • Knowledge of financial statement preparation, month end close process; experience preparing SEC filings, a plus
  • Advanced competency in Excel and Microsoft Office suite products (e.g. Word and PowerPoint).
  • Experience using ERP and Reporting software, a plus.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment

Leslie's is committed to developing and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within our company and the communities we serve. A key aspect of building a great team is valuing ideas from many viewpoints, which is why we place a priority on identifying and hiring talented individuals from all backgrounds and perspectives.

Take advantage of our competitive compensation, extensive paid training, comprehensive and flexible suite of benefits package, 401K with company match, team member discounts, rewards for top performers, and most importantly career advancement opportunities.

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Leslie's operates in the Retail industry. The company is located in Phoenix, AZ. Leslie's was founded in 1963. It has 1611 total employees. To see all 30 open jobs at Leslie's, click here.
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