Accounting Senior Manager

Discovery Solutions Published: June 27, 2017
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Accounting Senior Manager
LOCATION: Duluth, GA
Company Overview
Global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, This Company enables nearly 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. Approximately 29,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for management of the month end close process, oversight of a general ledger team, working with various stakeholders (both internal and outsourced) to achieve timely and accurate results and utilizing technical accounting skills to ensure that transactions are appropriately accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
: Responsible for the efficient and accurate management of month end close for a specific range of SOBPs (set of books) through (i) thorough review of journal entries and follow up with requestors for additional supporting documentation/understanding and (ii) timely submission of monthly financials (i.e., meeting our monthly submission close deadline)
: Partner with BPO Provider and liaise with the ERP team, Business Units, other process owners, cross-functional areas, and other stakeholders to close the ledgers monthly, define process improvements and implement process changes
: Perform monthly variance and trend analyses for balance sheet and P&L data
: Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations and adhere to strict timelines and turnarounds regarding follow ups
: Maintain ownership of the Cadency tool (a self-documenting internal control solution for the general ledger account reconciliation and certification program) including providing company wide support for questions, setups, account assignments, etc.
: Assist in providing corporate oversight, guidance and training across business functions and business units; support various departments with ad hoc projects and functions
: Provide support for internal and external audits
: Define Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for processes and manage compliance; Define critical controls, work with BPO Provider to develop and update process documents, identify opportunities to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness; Review process documentation and internal control testing to ensure compliance
: Effectively manage a team of accountants; Develop employees' skills and knowledge by planning and implementing effective development activities, establishing performance goals, providing coaching and evaluating performance
: Review complex and unusual transactions to ensure compliance with US GAAP and corporate accounting policies
: Make appropriate decisions and collaborate as a team with minimal level of supervision
Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATION:
: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
: Licensed CPA
: 10+ years of related experience
: Strong analytical skills, ability to research issues to solve problems
: Must be able to adjust and work effectively in a dynamic, changing environment
: Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management
: Experience in supporting an outsourced accounting/finance relationship
: Industry / Corporate Accounting experience

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