Sr Accountant - Global Financial Accounting

Washington, DC
Jul 05, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Accountant, Finance
Full Time
The global accounting organization supports the company's financial reporting, internal control, intercompany, and transfer pricing activities as well as global business launches for company's consumer products, digital initiatives, merchant, operations, logistics, payments, and cloud computing lines of business. Company's accounting group offers opportunities in Legal Entity & Intercompany, Accounting Policy & Reporting, Operations and Capital, Transportation, Payments & Merchant Services, Retail Operations, Digital. This position will have responsibility for supporting all parts of our financial reporting process and will be expected to understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area. This Senior Accountant is expected to have a strong sense of ownership, ability to identify process improvement opportunities, drive positive change across the organization, and enhance partnerships between Accounting and various business and IT groups. Technical accounting research and position paper writing will be involved in this role. Degree in accounting or related field with sufficient experience to sit for the CPA exam (a CPA license is not required for this position) -Five or more years of work related experience with financial reporting and internal controls -Working knowledge of the COSO internal control framework and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency -Familiarity with GAAP research tools and the FASB codification -Experience with researching and documenting support for accounting conclusions, CPA (or equivalent) -Two or more years of accounting experience Big Four (public) including a senior accountant level with one or more Fortune 500 clients or equivalent -Experience working with a fast-paced, high-tech start-up or similar company -Demonstrated history of solving multiple complex operational and accounting challenges -Aptitude for team leadershipinfluencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution -Natural propensity for organization and an aptitude for information technology -Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills -Excellent analytical skills

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