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General Description: The Senior Accountant provides vital support to the Corporate Controller's team and serves as a key member to execute and prepare key finance and accounting deliverables.

 Responsibilities (include but not exclusive to the following):

  • Serve as an essential member of the team that develops and maintains the Company's accounting policies and procedures and internal controls.
  • Recognize research and resolve general accounting and GAAP and IFRS reporting issues, including impact of new standards and developing implementation approach.
  • Work closely with the Financial Reporting Manager and Asst. Controller and regional finance staff to identify and resolve accounting issues and opportunities.
  • Assist with leading quarterly balance sheet reviews with regional CFO's with the objective of verifying the accuracy and validity of regional information.
  • Present action plans and solutions to various accounting and financial reporting issues, and assist in implementation of change initiatives.
  • Participate in the analysis of complex accounting transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, stock-based compensation, intangible assets and impairment, derivatives.
  • Participate in the preparation and issuance of the Company's quarterly and annual internal and external reports, including parent company reporting.
  • Provide support for quarterly reviews and annual audits of consolidated financial statements by external auditors.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance reporting provided to Company's lenders and investors.
  • Provide detailed analysis of financial performance including actual vs. prior year to include the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows.
  • Work closely with the Finance team to analyze and interpret business results and forecasts.
  • Perform special projects and duties as requested, including ad-hoc analysis in support of senior management and Controller.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of key processes to facilitate SOX compliance.
  • Mentor and train junior accounting staff members.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Very energetic, hands-on, detail driven with superior analytic skills.
  • Strong accounting systems background, expert in Excel. SAP a plus.
  • Must be comfortable with hands-on GAAP research and understanding complex financial reporting and accounting treatment of business activities.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills. The candidate must write effectively and be able to present positions both through oral presentations and written communications.
  • Demonstrated excellence in working with people within a department and throughout the Company.
  • Ability to oversee staff, as required.
  • Self-motivated. Team player. Must be able to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Must be a self-starter, and be able to take initiative and deliver on schedule
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting is required.
  • MBA in Accounting or Finance preferred but not required; CPA highly desired.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive accounting and financial reporting experience. Mixture of large public/private experience with some SEC reporting and experience with financial reporting consolidation preferred.

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Job ID:

17383

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