Position Description: Performing full-scope accounting services
Primary Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for the reporting and analysis of data related to financial transactions of the business. The role will be responsible for the calculation and recording of journal entries, creation of allocations, submission of supplemental reporting data and completion of account reconciliations. The position will conduct analyses of division costs, prepare reports and recommendations based on results.
This role will assist with both internal and external audit processes, and budgeting and forecasting processes. Successful candidates will conduct reviews of data and, with supervision as needed, will consult with division personnel to obtain and provide financial information. With a continual goal of process improvement, this position has accountability for identifying, selecting and designing techniques to ensure optimal analysis of financial elements, including assisting in the verification of new functionality within SAP. This position will be key in supporting the investigation and resolution of financial questions and issues, by acting as the liaison between the business and Shared Accounting Services.
Principal Clients/Customers: PG Controllers, EPC Management and Operational Managers
Education/Licenses/Certification Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance
Experience/Special Skills Required: Successful candidates will have 3 to 5 years of experience in a professional accounting role. A strong knowledge of financial policies, ability to effectively interpret financial operating statistics, conduct independent investigations and resolve complex financial problems are also necessary for success. Experience with working with US GAAP is required and knowledge of accounting systems (SAP) and processes is preferred. Candidates must have the proven ability to interface professionally with all levels of the organization and to facilitate difficult discussions through an effective interpersonal approach to problem solving. It is also essential that candidates have demonstrated a commitment to customer focus and satisfaction to ensure our businesses are provided the appropriate service level, timing, etc. Successful experience in meeting commitments to schedule deadlines and comfortable in a demanding and flexible work environment is required. Self-motivated approach to process improvement, with specific examples of improvements to process, is also needed.