Management of all general accounting functions from record to report under USGAAP in a shared services environment with strong focus in centralization, standardization and optimization of processes.
Responsible for day-to-day team management including month-end close, general ledger account analysis, preparation of monthly internal financial statements, and reporting into HFM, while interfacing with all levels ranging from executives to internal customers.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of related systems, policies and procedures to accurately and efficiently execute financial transactions, while effectively managing staff and deadlines.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the GL Team Leads and Supervisors towards day-to-day accounting operation.
Collaborate with the Operational Process Owner for General Accounting Processes.
Ensure processes and supporting technologies are effective, efficient, and continuously improved.
Collaborate in the establishment and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures with proper internal controls.
Monitor the financial systems for identification and recommendation of procedural and processing improvements required for operational support and customer service.
Develop plans and oversee implementation of process and technology improvements.
Coordinate and monitor process metrics.
Identify impacts to other processes caused by their processes and tools.
Communicate the status, results and performance of processes and supporting technologies.
Plan, organize and coordinate activities for general accounting functions, to ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of all financial results for the Company.
Responsible for developing and maintaining required skills and key functional competencies among the group.
Record / post approved accounting transactions in the General Ledger, in accordance with GAAP and the Company’s accounting policies.
Managed the continuous improvement intiatives, ensuring that efforts are focused on supporting business objectives.
Approve all General Accounting’s account reconciliation's to ensure accurate and timely completion.
Ensure all General Ledger account reconciliation's are completed accurately, timely and submitted to General Accounting.
Maintain General Ledger Chart of Accounts.
Perform monthly closing functions, within deadlines required by Parent Company.
Receive and resolve inquires from Financial Analysts regarding monthly financial results.
Review all financial statements with Controllers on a monthly basis, providing clear and thoughtful explanations for all variances and assumptions.
Handle confidential material related to company financial results and disseminate such information with appropriate discretion.
Act as the key liaison with Company financial staff and internal auditors.
Coordinate completion of the annual year-end tax reporting package that is delivered to Patent Company.
Enhance customer service through promotion of service-oriented approach within all functional responsibilities.
EDUCATION / LANGUAGE
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required and MA or MBA optional.
CPA required or equivalent
Fluent in English (B2).
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
8 or more years experience, including management of an accounting team .
8 or more years experience in stakeholders management.
Knowledge of accounting systems with experience in systems development
HFM & Oracle knowledge is a plus
Proficient in Excel.