Financial Reporting Analyst

Main Office (MOS)




External Reporting Analysts specialize in areas that provide support to the VP, Technical Accounting & Reporting in the preparation of internal and external management reports. They assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements, external SEC filings (10-Ks and 10-Qs), and supplemental data information. External Reporting Analysts also research technical accounting issues by reviewing documentation issued by the FASB, SEC, PCAOB, AICPA, or other authoritative body and analyze, review and reconcile financial information to the general ledger in a timely and accurate manner.


  • Handles accounting journal entries and financial analytics for various specialized areas
  • Reconciles assigned balance sheet accounts, prepares supporting work papers for the external audit, and follows-up on outstanding issues
  • Prepares various monthly internal reports
  • Performs various tasks related to the consolidation of subsidiary financial statements
  • Assists in the preparation and timely submission of required SEC filings (8-Ks, 10-Ks and proxy) and supplemental reporting/press releases
  • Assists in researching accounting regulations and SEC disclosure requirements; provides technical accounting consultation to internal team members regarding US GAAP and practical implementation thereof
  • Assists in the administration of stock compensation programs
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance (Required)
  • 2 years experience with general ledger, financial statements, and analytical responsibilities
  • 6 months prior experience preparing 10-Ks and 10-Qs
  • 6 months real estate experience
  • 6 months experience with Workiva
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Strong attention to detail, prioritization and multitasking skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret and apply accounting principles


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with 4 plan options so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center with Free Personal Training & Group Fitness Classes
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Up to six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth of a child, adoption, or placement of a child
  • Free Virtual 1:1 Tutoring for the children of Sun Team Members
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty


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Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  115905

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