External Financial Reporting Analyst

Accounting Nashville, Tennessee


Position Summary:

The External Financial Reporting Analyst is responsible for preparing and filing all external financial reporting with the SEC.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation and filing of all external financial reporting with the SEC including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, and other SEC filings as necessary
  • Prepare financial statement disclosures, ensuring they are supported with clear and well-organized documentation including financial calculations and analyses
  • Support the preparation of regulatory, call report, earnings releases, and various internal reports
  • Conduct research on reporting requirements, accounting standards, and recommend accounting treatment for various transactions
  • Support the review of all external financial reports by the finance and accounting team, senior management, and the external auditors, providing supporting documentation as required and promptly addressing any questions or issues
  • Work in SharePoint to roll forward reporting calendar, documents and request lists
  • Coordinates with auditors and other third parties to provide request items from various sources internally
  • Manages internal request list in SharePoint for SEC filings, earnings releases and regulatory reporting
  • Assists in the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package
  • Experience working in FDICIA or SOX control environment
  • Ability to do ad hoc reporting



Education and/or Experience:                   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CPA eligible and pursuing
  • 3-4 years of experience in public accounting or SEC reporting experience
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience preparing financial statements and disclosures for financial institutions
  • Experience working with publicly traded financial institutions


Skills and Abilities:   

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with WDesk as plus
  • Self-sufficient, highly organized and superb time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable interfacing with people from different levels and functions in the organization
  • Team player who is able to operate effectively and work collaboratively in a fast paced, changing environment


FirstBank does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and staffing firms. Recruitment agencies and consultants may not submit resumes directly to managers. FirstBank will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement as an approved vendor. FirstBank in an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.