Responsibilities

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Position Responsibilities

This position reports to the General Ledger Manager. The utilization of IT and Accounting skills will be essential to support complex assignments and projects for the General Ledger Accounting department.    Specific responsibilities include:

- Performs complex analytical assignments and prepares accounting related treatment as an individual contributor.
- Provides subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to support the proper treatment for business transactions.
- Subject matter expert in areas related to close schedules, consolidations and reporting for the General Ledger accounting team
- Engages the General Ledger team and establishes priorities for project management of related initiatives including impact on systems.
- Reviews the monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for General Ledger related accounts.
- Uses their financial and accounting experience and acumen to analyze and interpret data and to make any recommendations on possible courses of action as appropriate.
- Effectively engages the team to successfully complete multiple and diverse deliverables; is accountable for the related accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy of the work product. Assists in establishing required linkages to the global Finance organization.
- Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of financial data.
- A further key responsibility of this position is to identify opportunities to increase the leveraging of systems and applications by the user community to enhance business systems optimization for the overall process to minimize manual work-around and stand-alone systems. Value is provided to the enterprise by constantly identifying improvements to accounting processes in order to provide timely, accurate information and to ultimately safeguard enterprise assets.
- Contributes to the formulation of the overall management strategy of the Accounting organization.
- Identifies and drives improvement opportunities for Accounting and works closely with either internal teams or service providers (if any) to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented.
- Responsible for escalations from internal customers and responses to customer inquiries, ensuring issue and error resolution while analyzing issue drivers and taking mitigating actions.
- Ensures adequate controls are in place over financial processes and results.
- Ensures compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
- Provides subject matter expertise to the fixed asset accounting function to deliver Accounting services.
- Plans and structures work activities and sets deadlines. Subsequently monitors progress on tasks.
- Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of financial data.
- Participates in the budgetary process by determining acceptable staffing levels, establishing departmental budgets, etc.

Required Skills & Experience

- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience
- 6+ years of related professional experience
- Experience in the preparation of General Ledgers
- Strong IT technical knowledge including billing systems experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel; attention to detail; strong written and oral communications skills
- Strong knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices. Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
- Advanced understanding of report query and design
- Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, Peoplesoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and Blackline.

 

Qualifications

Required
-BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience
- 6+ years of directly related professional experience
- Employees/Candidates with professional certification (e.g. CPA) or in process of achieving certification
- Experience in the preparation of General Ledgers, Basic Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and Blackline
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel; attention to detail; strong written and oral communications skills.

- Preferred
- Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent
- Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry
- Experienced or proficient in (SQL) Structured Query Language to manage, develop and maintain databases or applications.

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