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Financial Reporting Manager

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley’s MicroStation-based engineering and BIM applications, and its digital twin cloud services, advance the project delivery (ProjectWise) and the asset performance (AssetWise) of transportation and other public works, utilities, industrial and resources plants, and commercial and institutional facilities.

Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2012. From inception in 1984, the company has remained majority-owned by its five founding Bentley brothers. Bentley shares transact by invitation on the NASDAQ Private Market; strategic partner Siemens AG has accumulated a non-voting minority stake.


Position Title:  Financial Reporting Manager

Location: Exton, PA


Position Summary:

The Financial Reporting Manager will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of Bentley’s internal and external financial statements ensuring that the preparation of such is conducted through a well-controlled process and is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting rules.   If and when Bentley continues its Initial Public Offering (IPO) pursuit, the Financial Reporting Manager will be a key contributor for all SEC reporting and filings, such as Form S-1, 10-K, 10-Qs and 8-Ks. In preparation of such IPO pursuit, the Company currently compiles it financial reports in compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC accounting and reporting rules. This position is highly visible to senior management, reports to the Director of Financial Reporting & Revenue Operations and Accounting and is based in our global headquarters in Exton, PA.



  • Oversee the timely preparation and filing of all external quarterly and annual financial filings in compliance with US GAAP and SEC reporting rules, through Workiva (Wdesk online reporting).
  • In the event Bentley pursues an initial public offering, oversee the timely preparation and filing of all quarterly, annual and other periodic SEC filings (10-Qs, 1O­ Ks, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, and of course initially, our S-1), including financial statements, footnotes, MD&A and all supporting documentation.
  • Maintain adequate tie-out and footnote support.
  • Manage the internal and external review for these documents.
  • Create and maintain a reporting calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, Board of Directors package and quarterly/annual reporting.
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide U.S. GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner.
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team.
  • Prepare the Company’s stock compensation related calculations and ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and Bentley accounting policies.
  • Support M&A activity including due diligence and preparation of purchase accounting.
  • Create, implement and maintain comprehensive worldwide accounting policy documents to improve clarity and consistency.
  • Maintain and enhance reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements.
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period.
  • Support month and year end close process.
  • Coordinate audit requests with external auditors.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as requested.


Skills & Experience Required:

  • B.S. Accounting or Finance
  • CPA, CA or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of accounting or finance experience.
  • Big 4 and/or public company experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Detailed level understanding of U.S GAAP accounting and SEC reporting standards.
  • SAP ERP and Workiva Wdesk knowledge and experience a plus. 
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Highly productive and dependable team player
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Commitment to process improvement and the ability to think “out of the box”


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.  Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking here and here.


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Please be aware Bentley is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. This includes any phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Bentley via-email, the Internet (including social media) or in any form and/or method for this specific position in the absence of a written recruiting agreement executed by both you and/or your firm and Bentley will be deemed the sole property of Bentley and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Bentley.


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