Financial Reporting Manager

Date: Apr 21, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 22880 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We're hiring a Manager, Financial Reporting. The role’s main activities include preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, lender call materials, monthly reporting packages, and statutory and government reporting.


  • Prepare quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements submitted to Grace’s lenders.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual management financial reporting (MD&A) analysis, and provide Corporate FP&A with earnings call financial data presentation support
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting package to Grace’s parent, Standard Industries.
  • Coordinate quarterly reporting process, including preparation of responsibility matrix, planning calendar, and ensuring supporting documentation is collected and maintained.
  • Research current and new accounting guidance and apply the guidance to ensure appropriate disclosure in financial statements.
  • Provide annual consolidated financial statement audit support to external auditor and resolve financial statement disclosure comments with external auditor.
  • Partner with FP&A cash forecasting team to ensure cash forecasts are supported.
  • Analyze and document compliance with debt covenants; lead quarterly debt covenant compliance meeting.
  • Participate on Grace’s Disclosure Committee, entailing multiple quarterly meetings to review financial statements and disclosures with committee members.
  • Manage statutory and government reporting requirements.
  • Support other FP&A team internal management reporting as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ years’ experience with progressive career track within a public accounting firm or an accounting department within a large multinational corporation
  • Strong GAAP skills/knowledge required.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite capabilities (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with U.S. GAAP financial statements through audit or preparation
  • Experience with enterprise financial software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills—ability to communicate to all levels in the organization and across functions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP and related systems (BPC, SAC, etc.)
  • WDesk financial reporting platform
  • CPA license


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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