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Financial Reporting Manager

Bank of Hawaii

Oahu, HI
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Financial Reporting Manager-1700166

Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.


It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


Does this sound like you?

Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Financial Reporting Manager:

Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager is responsible for directing the external financial reporting and accounting policy of the Company. Oversees the filing of all of the annual and quarterly SEC financial reports and regulatory reports, the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the administration of accounting policies to ensure adherence. Monitors & interprets pending & newly issued accounting pronouncements and determine impact to the Company.  Meets and summarizes impact for CEO, CFO, and Controller. Participates as a team member in various Company initiatives providing guidance and advice on accounting and financial matters.  If applicable or appropriate, assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. This position is responsible for serving as the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) champion for the unit. This includes planning, executing, monitoring and measuring the service process.


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Ensures the accurate and timely preparation and analysis of monthly GAAP financial reports, quarterly & annual SEC reports 10-Q and 10-K.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in SEC financial reporting principles, regulations, and laws.
  • Communicates the changes to peers in the Lines of Businesses and Controller’s division and directs the implementation of said changes into existing reporting process.
  • Updates XBRL tagging for new taxonomy. 
  • Responsible for overseeing the programs, processes and managing the employees of the Financial Reporting Department including staffing and scheduling, compensation, performance management, training and development. 
  • Goal is to attract, retain, and motivate the team to achieve management business objectives and maintain a favorable employee relations climate. 
  • Responsible for the timely and effective management of Human Resources forms and documents relevant to immediate staff.
  • Ensures proper financial reporting guidelines by developing, maintaining and communicating the Company accounting policy and circulars. 
  • Proposes strategic and systematic changes to improve processes as appropriate to accommodate proper application of generally accepted accounting principles. 
  • Oversees and directs the implementation of accounting policy to the various departments by working with the respective business manager to ensure correct application.
  • Reviews quarterly regulatory reports, including the Call Report, and capital ratios. 
  • Oversees the regulatory reporting group to ensure reports are accurate and complete.




…if you come to us with these qualifications…



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related area from accredited institution. CPA required. 



  • Minimum 10 years of work experience with a financial institution in positions of increasing responsibility with responsibility for accounting, finance, financial reporting and/or internal auditing or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years managing a large unit or department with a staff of at least 5 finance professionals.
  • Requires a strong working knowledge of accounting principles and practices as well as a firm understanding of SEC reporting standards and other relevant matters. 
  • Must be capable of identifying issues and exposures relative to financial statements and their impact on the Company.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.


Other Job Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong knowledge of accounting principles' and practices, a firm understanding of SEC reporting standards and other relevant matters, as well as a good understanding of the banking business and economics.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Able to express complex ideas in concise and simple terms.
  • Requires ability to conduct formal meetings and presentations.
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills and be able to develop effective solutions that consider efficiency, internal controls, and impact to financial results. 
  • Requires the ability to make projections and exercise sound judgment. 
  • Able to work effectively with department staff, as well as those outside immediate area.
  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, organized, and independent.
  • Able to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities, while managing group.
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation or to operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license, and able to commute as required. 
  • Able to travel by air.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.





Job Function Accounting/Finance
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Mar 3, 2017, 7:35:45 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing

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