Director, SEC and Financial Reporting in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 8/31/2021

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Working independently, the Director, SEC and Financial Reporting, manages the internal and external reporting function and the accounting for technical areas of the business. This role reports to the Assistant Controller and will partner extensively with others in corporate accounting, finance, tax, legal, treasury, human resources, and IT. The Director, SEC and Financial Reporting will interact with their supervisor as needed. Most activities are completed without a supervisor’s advance approval.


  • Oversee the drafting and filing process of the Forms 10-Q and 10-K SEC filings, including the associated XBRL tagging
  • Review consolidated financials, including ownership of the consolidation systems
  • Review and distribution of monthly management reporting for the C-Suite and other executive leadership
  • Manage the preparation and filing of Forms 3, 4, 8-K and SD as well as the annual proxy statement
  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of two managers and two indirect reports and perform related supervisory/review duties, including review of 10-Q/10-K support, month-end close journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Monitor SEC developments to identify and document the potential impact of new pronouncements or other authoritative guidance and manage the implementation of the related disclosure requirements
  • Manage and document the results of quarterly and annual impairment analyses for certain assets including property and equipment, intangible and right-of-use assets (ASC 350 and ASC 360)
  • Review the multi-currency statement of cash flows
  • Review quarterly earnings materials prepared by Investor Relations for accuracy and consistency with other SEC filings, as applicable
  • Oversight of the equity process including tasks related to stock-based compensation, equity rollforward, shares outstanding, calculation of basic/diluted EPS, including an evaluation of the dilutive impact of equity-based awards with performance conditions
  • Manage the reporting activities associated with Gamer Fund, a charitable organization, including review of monthly financial statements as well as acting as a resource as needed for the grant process
  • Coordinate with external auditors to support the year-end audit, quarterly reviews, Gamer Fund audit, benefit plan audits and other statutory audits
  • Manage the preparation and submissions for monthly, quarterly, and annual Census and BEA surveys as they relate to financial information
  • Assist in updating the SOX controls and process narratives for the Financial Reporting department to ensure compliance with SOX
  • Perform other duties related to the financial reporting process as needed
  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace
  • Work collaboratively with others within and outside of their function to achieve goals, simplify processes, reduce costs, prevent loss, and ensure that work is completed safely, accurately, and on time
  • Responsible for adhering consistently with all employment policies as stated in the employee handbook provided or as provided by their supervisor


  • Decision Making - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
  • Performance Improvement - Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives by setting performance objectives, providing regular coaching and feedback, creating a learning environment, driving for results, tracking and evaluating performance, and creating relevant performance development plans with others
  • Delegation and Empowerment - Sharing authority and responsibilities with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization; enabling individuals to stretch their capabilities; and accomplishing the business unit’s functional priorities

Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related, accredited field required; at least two years of related work experience may be considered in substitution
  • CPA certification required
  • 7+ years of experience in a public accounting firm and/or a multinational public company environment. A combination of industry and Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Experience in SEC Reporting required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Experience with multi-currency statement of cash flows, in-house filing (W-Desk), and XBRL preferred
  • Hyperion and Great Plains experience preferred


  • Strong U.S. GAAP acumen and understanding of accounting and financial reporting matters affecting public companies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interface with multiple levels of management, are critical to success in this role
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and data quality control — effective at researching issues and problem solving
  • Possess proficient analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Communicate and clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message