Senior Accountant - Consolidations

  • ACR Electronics
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • Jan 08, 2019
Finance

Job Description

Job Title:             Senior Accountant, Consolidations

Department:        Finance

Reports To:         Manager, Global Consolidations and Financial Reporting

FLSA Status:       Exempt

 

Overview

The position is responsible for consolidating the company’s financials in accordance with US GAAP and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the data. This position involves preparing consolidating adjusting entries and performing various consolidated account reconciliations, as well as analysis of the company’s consolidated financial results, elimination of investments and intercompany transactions, coordinating and communicating global intercompany transaction with global accounting teams, foreign transaction translations, and preparing various consolidated reports in Hyperion/Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service software (FCCS/Smart View), pertinent to the completion of the company’s consolidated financial statements.

A successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to effectively work cross functionally with the multiple groups including CFO, Corporate Controllers & VPs, local accounting teams, and Treasury department.


Major Responsibility Areas

 

  1. Global Consolidations and Corporate Accounting Activities
  • Prepare financial consolidations and intercompany eliminations for multiple domestic and foreign subsidiaries; foreign currency translation and remeasurement accounting matters within Oracle FCCS cloud software
    • Load business units Trial Balances into FCCS on a monthly basis including exchange rate updates
    • Develop of FCCS Smart View reports
  • Prepare corporate month-end closing activities including adjusting journal entries, general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocations
  • Complete analysis of monthly financial results; analyze, understand, and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes
  • Prepare month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial and management reporting, schedules and financial statements such as profit & loss statements, balance sheets and statements of cash flows, and management discussion and analysis (MD&A)
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting and analysis; propose improvements where appropriate
  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations and facilitate settlements among the subsidiaries
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; manage preparation and support of all external audits and coordination with subsidiaries; prepare consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures
  • Assist for annual budgeting process loading into the Company’s consolidation system to ensure global budgeting and consolidation
  • Special projects on request such as preparing ad-hoc analysis / reports and assisting with material transactions (acquisitions, divestitures, impairments, etc.)

Education and Experience Requirements

  1. Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA a plus
  2. Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  3. Minimum 3 years of experience in corporate accounting, external reporting and consolidations
  4. Public accounting experience with Big 4 preferred but not required
  5. Experience in private sector and/or in private equity owned sector; experience in manufacturing industry a plus
  6. Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, excellent excel skills
  7. Excellent systems skills; experience with various ERP systems and consolidation software, specifically working knowledge of Hyperion/Oracle Financial Consolidation preferred (FCCS & Smart View) or Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  8. Strong technical accounting experience
  9. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  10. Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  11. Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus strong organization skills
  12. Demonstrated ability to work under time pressure

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