Hard Rock International

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Director of Financial Reporting

Director of Financial Reporting

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Hard Rock is looking for an experienced director of financial reporting with proven US GAAP technical skills in accounting and financial reporting (IFRS knowledge is a plus)

Hard Rock International will be relocating its headquarters from Orlando, FL to Hollywood, FL in  2018.




  • Responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual consolidations using SAP consolidation software.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual SEC style financial statements.
  • Development of reports using SAP consolidation software to support external reporting requirements.
  • Coordination, planning and execution of external audits with independent auditors.
  • Partners with other members of finance, tax, treasury, legal, merchandise and other departments to obtain necessary information and analysis to support reporting and auditing process.
  • Preparation of multiple sets of annual financial statements for various legal entities within the Hard Rock Group. Statements are prepared in accordance with US GAAP, IFRS, GASB and other GAAPs
  • Preparation of financial covenant calculations.
  • Preparation of analysis of statutory GAAP to US GAAP differences for foreign locations
  • Analyze emerging accounting and disclosure standards in various GAAPs and presents impact of such changes to Controller. Prepares memoranda supporting Company’s position and impact on the Company.
  • Assist with preparation of information for quarterly investor calls
  • Drive process improvements related to financial reporting.
  • Design, write and ensure effective and practical implementation of corporate policies relating to financial reporting.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.



  • A minimum of 8 years experience with full-scope accounting and reporting functions, including “Big Four” or large regional firm experience and at least one year industry experience.
  • CPA or equivalent certification required.
  • Experience should demonstrate ability to research and resolve complex financial accounting, financial analysis or financial reporting matters.
  • Experience with general ledger systems and consolidation software highly desired. (Specifically, Lawson and SAP BPC are the products used by Hard Rock)
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills and the maturity to work comfortably with senior management, related parties, independent audit firms and across a multi-cultural organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, with expertise in Excel.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment A desire to work in a fast-paced environment; a track record of success in prioritizing, multi-tasking, and consistently meeting deadlines with a high quality of work.
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Multiple language abilities a plus, fluency in English required.
  • Experience in hospitality industry is desirable.
  • Experience with internal audit is desirable.