Why would I want this job?

Our client is looking for a Manager of Corporate Accounting and Financial Analysis to help lead the day-to-day operations of our Corporate Accounting team.

What would I be doing?

  • Direct and manage company’s day-to-day corporate accounting operations and activities in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including managing the monthly close process and ensuring compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Coordinate team efforts around the close schedule and ensure that all required financial data is properly captured, reconciled, documented and disclosed
  • Drive and ensure timely reporting of the monthly results and quarterly reporting packages, including review of variance analyses and preparation of internal management reporting / analyses and presentations to management
  • Manage, develop and mentor members of the team to promote and enable growth
  • Analyze historical data / expense, KPIs, and foreign currency impacts, articulating insights, business trends, and recommended actions to management
  • Manage and drive key accounting and finance processes, primarily internal reporting and analysis but may also include (but is not limited to) global consolidations and budget-to-actual processes/analysis
  • Drive continuous process improvement with the goal of increasing efficiency and optimizing the distribution of work through automation
  • Create and maintain reporting that facilitate analytical and other business requirements
  • Support ad hoc requests and special projects e.g., complex business transactions, business initiatives, system implementations / upgrades), as assigned
  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships with members of the global finance organization and key cross-functional stakeholders such as FP&A, Tax, Procurement, Legal, IT and functional business owners
  • Be a point of contact for the external audit process

What would make me qualified?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 6-8 years of finance/accounting experience working under U.S. GAAP, including 2+ years of direct management experience and 2+ years of audit experience at a nationally recognized audit firm
  • Experience working with publicly traded companies (at corporate level)
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to draw insights from historical performance and understanding of business priorities
  • Demonstrated strength in financial analysis, providing decision support and financial leadership to senior stakeholders
  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in dynamic and fast-paced work environment, with strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills: ability to tailor messaging to the intended audience and communicate complex concepts effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment collaborating with others, including on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze ERP transactional detail and find answers to provide more transparency of financial data as needed
  • Demonstrated experience with process improvement

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Strong preference for mix of public and private experience (or advising publicly traded companies if public accounting only)
  • Experience dealing with multiple currencies and FX impacts, including currency translations
  • Experience in technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industry (or other relatable industries)
  • Experience working with cross-functional stakeholders/teams
  • Experience working on system implementations
  • ERP experience required, NetSuite experience a plus