APi Group is a global, market-leading business services provider of safety and specialty services in over 500 locations in approximately 20 countries. We have a winning culture driven by entrepreneurial business leaders to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.

At  APi Group, the mission is clear: We Build Great Leaders.  We believe that everyone at APi is a Leader and one of our core pillars of success is our distinct leadership development culture. We provide internally and cross-functional development programs across our businesses. Our culture of investing in leadership development at all levels of the organization has created an empowered, entrepreneurial atmosphere that facilitates organizational sharing of knowledge and best practices and enables the development of cross-brand solutions and innovation.  

We are currently seeking a Senior Director of External Reporting & Accounting Policy. In this role, you will have responsibilities related to the preparation and filing of annual and quarterly Form 10-K and Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). You will also manage other complex financial accounting and analysis relating to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Essential Duties& Responsibilities:  

To include, but not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Analyze business transactions and propose accounting treatment.
  • Facilitate and support identification of process improvements.
  • Prepare drafts of financial statements, footnotes and management’s discussion and analysis.
  • Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or in accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures.
  • Serve as an effective liaison with external and internal auditors on reporting matters and annual engagement.
  • Create and foster a positive working environment within and across functional areas.
  • Provide accounting guidance on accounting related matters.
  • Research current and emerging accounting issues and implement related accounting policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for Transfer Pricing guidelines and policies.
  • Involved in Global Consolidation of Financial Statements.
  • Assist outside tax preparers with provision and return information.
  • Assist with compliance with GAAP and regulatory accounting.
  • Prepare accounting analysis and whitepapers.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in Financial Audit or Reporting
  • Prior experience in Public Accounting with SEC Registered clients

Competencies and Skills: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written when working with all levels of management and employees, clients, external vendors and other business associates.
  • Ability to clearly communicate directions and information.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with, staff, management, vendors and clients
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under changing priorities and peak workloads
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a trustworthy manner
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct at all times
  • Comfort operating with: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft AX, Windows Operating System, Internet Explorer
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


APi Group provides competitive compensation and benefits that support the total well-being of you and your family, as well as providing formal learning and development opportunities to continue building great leaders.  Some benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Insurance coverage, Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Access to corporate fitness center
  • Wellness Program
  • 401K with employer match
  • Discounted company stock (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Generous paid time off
  • Leadership Flex - hybrid work environment
  • Growth opportunities through company sponsored leadership development courses and trainings

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

APi Group is committed to complying with all laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and to providing equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees without discrimination on the basis of sex/gender, age, disability, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, military/veteran status, or other protected characteristics as defined by local, state, and federal law.   In keeping with this commitment, APi Group will provide reasonable accommodations in the application process to otherwise qualified applicants with a disability.  Applicants who wish to request a reasonable accommodation of disability in connection with the application process should contact Employee Services at 651-604-2882 or email  EmployeeServices@apigroupinc.us.

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