Note: This position can be located in Philadelphia (preferred) or remote along Eastern time zone
We are looking for a Senior Accountant to own certain technical accounting areas including (but not limited to) capital assets, leases, debt, and business acquisitions. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of combined technical accounting and GL experience at a global organization.
Execution of monthly global derivative close, ensuring accurate results are delivered on time for reporting in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
Perform account reconciliations and fluxes.
Help lead the implementation of best practices for our business and global expansion.
Hands on support of the capital asset and lease processes.
Support external and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility and help develop/refine accounting processes and procedures.
Work cross functionally with Technical accounting, Finance, Legal, FP&A, Tax and various business owners on policies, processes and programs, and help drive key system initiatives and improvements.
Assist in accounting integration and acquisitions.
Mentor, teach and review the work of other supporting members of the accounting team.
Other responsibilities include but not limited to participate in special projects, ERP implementation, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned.
Strong accounting knowledge – knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
Solid analytical skills – a professional who is able to apply strong analytical skills to improve various aspects of the consolidation and reporting processes
Track record of continuous improvement – an energetic individual who is not satisfied with the status quo and is always focused on the improvement of business processes, reporting, and controls
Strong interpersonal skills – a relationship builder with a professional, open and confident style who can build bridges and work effectively across a global organization and who has strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Proactive approach – someone addresses each task with a sense of urgency and is capable of generating a high volume of quality work products Self-starting personality; ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously; ability to work independently and make decisions.
Ability and inclination to roll up sleeves and dig in. Dependence on and confidence in own abilities to get things done.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment that is rapidly changing.
Very strong drive, dedication and work ethic.
Able to meet tight deadlines on multiple priorities.
Extremely team-oriented with the ability to contribute in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment.
Strong organization and problem-solving skills.
Detail-oriented, process-oriented, control-oriented.
Highest level of integrity.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in the consolidation / financial reporting field
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Public accounting experience required
5 years minimum experience preferred
Ability to work overtime and effectively under tight time constraints as required at peak reporting periods and while major M&A and other key transactions are being executed
Strong PC skills including advanced Excel (pivot tables, macros, etc.)