Financial Reporting Manager


Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Spokane, Washington

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Position is based in our beautiful, downtown Spokane Headquarters.  Pyrotek is currently adhering to COVID safety precautions and this position is a combination of remote and office position for the foreseeable future.   

Develop and manage financial reporting team, processes and procedures and the consolidation of over 50 foreign and domestic entities. Provide timely and accurate financial information to local, regional and executive management to drive the analysis and profitability of the company. 

  1. Provide timely, accurate, and US GAAP-compliant financial reports including monthly, quarterly and annual reports, annual operating budgets, capital expenditure budgets, bank covenant calculations, and other related reports as requested by management. Develop and/or present PPT presentations, as needed.
  2. Coordinate and manage the year-end consolidated external audit, including compilation and review of supporting schedules, associated reports, and footnote preparation. Ensure coordination of tasks and deadlines with global financial community. Support the development and execution of the internal control initiatives.
  3. Develop and maintain standardized processes, procedures, policies, and documentation related to financial reporting, including the Global Chart of Accounts, to ensure adequate and effective internal controls. Monitor compliance related to US GAAP, company policy and procedures. Provide recommendations to improve global reporting. Strives for continuous improvement.
  4. Serve as the in-house US GAAP expert. Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes formal recommendations regarding company policy.
  5. Act as a resource to Regional Finance Managers and Finance Managers by developing and distributing training information and responding to questions. Play an active role in regional and global finance meetings.
  6. Collaborate closely with the Accounting Systems Manager and IS personnel in order to direct activities to support global financial reporting, financial systems and tools, and the Pyrotek SharePoint Finance site.
  7. Collaborate with and support the Corporate Accounting Team and Global Credit functions, including acting as a backup for essential functions.
  8. Manage and complete other special projects as directed by the Assistant Controller, Corporate Controller, and CFO.
  9. Perform due diligence procedures on potential acquisition targets.
  10. Supervise, coach, support, train and develop personnel in assigned area; resolve personnel issues, redirecting complex issues to management and HR in a timely manner; directly manage team members, including assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance/compensation, resolving grievances, administering disciplinary action, interviewing employment candidates, and effectively recommending hires and terminations in a timely manner.
  11. Ensure effective communication of goals, objectives and expectations throughout assigned department/team members. Maintain the cooperation and support of team members company-wide through effective interdepartmental communication. Serve as a role model in areas such as professionalism, service orientation, agent of change, education, and commitment to organizational goals and objectives.
  12. Foster attitudes, conditions and environments that guide your team toward excellence while acting with integrity and ethics aligned with Pyrotek core values. Create a work environment that helps foster tolerance, acceptance and civility and the ability and desire of team members to act in empowered ways.  Actively reward / recognize team members to reinforce accomplishments and positive outcomes.
  13. Determine the effectiveness of policies, procedures and projects/plans. Take appropriate corrective measures when necessary. Identify new applications, innovations, and improvements and report findings/results to management. Ensure all activities and operations are performed in compliance with federal/national, state/regional and local regulations.   

Physical/Sensory Requirements
The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by a team member to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

Must be able to sit for long periods-of-time, bend and reach, use stairs, lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and communicate effectively in English by telephone, in person and in writing. Effectively use a personal computer, office equipment and telephone.

Working Environment
While performing the essential responsibilities of this position, team member generally will work in an office environment.


Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, plus five years of experience in financial reporting; or equivalent education and related experience. CPA Required. Previous supervisory experience required. Experience working in a global and multi-cultural organization a plus.  

Strong accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis skills. Strong knowledge of US GAAP. Ability to research, summarize, and conclude on technical accounting topics. A working knowledge of Cost Accounting and ERP systems is required. IFRS and Tax experience a plus.

Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization and across the globe. Genuine with high ethical standards and values, and personal integrity and honesty. Displays humility and adaptability. Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations. Entrepreneurial attitude toward work center excellence.

Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions. Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar. Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs.  

Strategic Change Agent. Courage to make and encourage others to make difficult decisions. Ability to foster commitment to the shared mission and vision of Pyrotek and actively lead in development/execution of strategic goals and objectives related to assigned responsibility.

Leadership Skills. Build a culture of tolerance, acceptance and civility by setting an example to team members.  Ability to coach and motivate team members in planning, strategic product management, decision-making, teamwork, and process improvement. Ability to effectively manage team projects to completion according to schedule. Ability to provide regular performance feedback and to write annual performance reviews. Ability to foster attitudes, conditions and environments that guide teams toward excellence and a respectful, positive, transparent and collaborative environment. Ability to develop team member skills and encourage growth, and to foster quality focus including improving product development processes and procedures.

Computer/Applications Skills. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience using consolidation software, ERP systems, and business analytic tools. Prior experience with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, SAP BPC, and Infor Visual Manufacturing a plus.

Core Business Skills. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Displays willingness to make decisions and work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”. Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work collaboratively within a matrix environment. Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Highly organized, detail oriented and self-disciplined.

Professional Investment. Demonstrated commitment to personal professional development and life-long learning.  Proactively involved with professional and community organizations that promote professional growth and/or enhance Pyrotek’s ability to meet and/or exceed goals and objectives. Demonstrated passion for developing others.

Global Collaboration. Ability to work collaboratively with people from around the world. Willing and able to travel internationally and domestically up to 15% of the year. Valid US Passport or equivalent official document(s) issued by a government allowing travel internationally; or ability to obtain.

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Pyrotek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

California residents please take a moment to review our California Resident Applicant Data Collection Notice