Director, Corporate Accounting and Reporting
Description The role of the Director of Corporate Accounting is to ensure accuracy and integrity of the company's financial statements in accordance with US GAAP. This role will be responsible for consolidation, technical accounting, and accounting policy. This position reports to the Corporate Controller and will manage two to four people. Director Duties Oversee the monthly close process including consolidation and reporting to the parent company including tracking unrecorded and out of period adjustments. Work with team to implement enhancements to Costpoint and ensure that Costpoint and the parent company's systems are in balance at the financial statement line level. Ensure that any reconciling items are documented and resolved timely. Implement a global process for reconciling intercompany and maintaining the balances by intercompany partner. Ensure the financial records are maintained in compliance with US GAAP and Corporate policies and practices. Implement a global process for analyzing results on a comparative basis for the income statement and balance sheet to identify errors and/or unusual and nonrecurring items. Develop, document and maintain a strong internal control environment, and support Internal Audit in addressing control issues and managing the audit. Coordinate with international accounting teams to ensure accounting and reporting accuracy and timeliness as well as consistency in account processes and practices. Research, evaluate and document technical accounting matters, including consultation with external auditors on such topics as capitalized software development costs, lease accounting, revenue recognition and other new standards that are relevant to the company. Work closely with the Corporate Controller and management to assess the impact to the company and participate in the implementation of the adopted standards. Manage the accounting for acquisitions including producing the opening balance sheet, providing data to the third-party valuation firm, and ensuring the purchase accounting entries are reflected correctly in the ledger. Work with external auditors in addressing accounting issues and managing the interim and annual audits. Support the Corporate Controller in various initiatives including adoption of the new revenue recognition standard and responding to requests from the parent company.The Ideal Candidate 10 years overall experience in accounting and finance. CPA required. BA or BS in Accounting, MBA preferred. Prior Public Accounting experience. Strong knowledge of US GAAP and the ability to apply the relevant guidance to the company. Experience working in a global multinational company with US GAAP reporting requirements.