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This accounting position will play a critical role in providing support for financial reporting needs in the US Zone. Key considerations include understanding accounting impacts on the Zone financial statements, including but not limited to income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement, as well as other quarterly financial statement disclosures. This position will analyze Zone financial statements to confirm consistency between Zone strategic directives and reporting of monthly and quarterly results. This position will work closely with the Global Consolidations and External Reporting teams to capture and provide the relevant information for our external financial statements. In addition, this role liaises across multiple functions and coordinates the flow of information between multiple levels of management, including Business Unit and Zone CFOs and the Global Controller. The position will also support quarterly impairment assessments in a constantly changing environment
Partner with Business Unit team members to understand the financial impacts of Zone strategic directives
Develop effective monthly financial statement analytic procedures to identify errors and anomalies and provide meaningful explanations for month over month and year-to-date variances
Develop an efficient process to gather, accumulate, and validate information from business partners for reporting to Global Consolidations, for use in quarterly external reporting
Confirm information provided meets US GAAP criteria for disclosure requirements and if necessary, develop feedback process to business partners
Improve timeliness of reporting to Global Consolidations and External Reporting for key information for disclosure
Gather and develop monthly Zone Controllership project status and financial results for presentation to Zone CFO, and on a quarterly basis, to Global Controller
Manage process for quarterly impairment trigger monitoring and annual impairment test for Business Units and products related to US Zone
Liaise with Business Unit and Zone CFOs and Business and Budget Planning personnel to understand the performance of the business and changes in long-term outlook for our business and brands
Review and validate developed forecasts provided by each Business Unit
Provide WHQ Accounting quarterly information for impairment trigger monitoring on a timely manner as defined
Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA required
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
Minimum of 2-4 years of experience including public accounting with emphasis in SEC engagements (Big 4 public accounting firm preferred)
Ability to effectively operate in a fast-paced, complex global organization
Excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict management skills
Excellent analytical, teamwork, and leadership skills
Experience auditing or reviewing processes, desired
Experience with SAP and Hyperion Financial Management, desired
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