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Senior Director - Financial Reporting Job

Job Number: 2017-6244

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 9-18-2017



This position will oversee all external financial reporting activities of Papa John's International Inc, a public restaurant company with over 5,000 global units and a $2.7 billion market cap. This position will be responsible for the preparation of the publicly-filed financial statements and other SEC filings. This position interacts with the Company's executive management, external and internal auditors as well as the Audit Committee of the Board.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Oversee monthly consolidated financial statement preparation process
  • Oversee all external financial reporting activities including preparation of Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 11-K and other SEC filings, as well as the Company's annual report
  • Prepare quarterly earnings press releases
  • Plan and coordinate the Company's annual audit and 401k audit, working closely with the external auditors
  • Oversee GAAP accounting for certain technical accounting areas including non controlling interests and stock based compensation; work with the Sr. Director of Technical Accounting on the reporting of various other technical accounting matters
  • Partner with the Tax Department to review quarterly income tax provisions, income tax forecasts and any GAAP tax accounting matters
  • Oversee the accounting and administration of Company's capital structure programs (share repurchases, dividends, etc).
  • Oversee internal controls evaluation process
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly Board of Director's, Audit Committee and earnings call presentation materials
  • Prepare other ad hoc accounting and financial analyses as requested



  • Strong GAAP working knowledge; experience with SEC reporting preferred
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong systems experience including Microsoft Office; experience with Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management, stock compensation accounting software and Merrill Bridge a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to present to senior management, external auditors and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-directed, independent thinker


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • 10 or more years experience required, including at least 5 years of national public accounting firm experience


Exciting things are happening at Papa John's corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is YOU!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John's has over 5,000 locations in 44 countries and territories around the world. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Driven to be the best. Better Ingredients. Better People. ®

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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