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Director of External Reporting (Remote 3 Month Temporary Assignment) Job

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

Responsibilities and key accountabilities required:

  • Reports directly to Senior Vice President, Finance.
  • Oversee external SEC financial reporting process, including 10K and proxy, other financial reporting as required and other governmental statutory reporting, including required XBRL reporting in a timely manner. Work with the external auditors to ensure conclusion of results occur prior to the financial reporting dates.
  • Ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements, including monitoring, and implementing recent and proposed pronouncements on SEC reporting.
  • Monitor internal processes and timelines to ensure external reporting deadlines are met.
  • Compile year-end data and other support information.
  • Participate in earnings release process including analysis of support for investor relations as required, and review of financial information included in the earnings release and script.
  • Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas.
  • Act as a technical accounting resource by leading the researching, resolving, and documenting accounting issues that arise.


Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • CPA
  • Overall understanding and experience in application of GAAP and SEC financial reporting requirements, including financial statements and financial statement footnotes and MD&A
  • Proficient in researching and applying technical accounting literature
  • Mature; ability to manage
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, including the ability to research and simplify complex situations
  • Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach
  • Must be able to effectively manage and prioritize critical deadlines
  • Active Disclosure experience

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester