Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

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Accountant, corporate accounting provides review and assurance on all areas of the General Ledger including reconciliations and US to local GAAP differences.

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Prepares, examines and analyzes records, financial statements and reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
Prepares reports used by the Director of External Reporting in the Form 10-K, Form 10Q, quarterly work papers, annual audit reports and Statement of Financial Condition
Process journal entries associated with assigned general ledger accounts
Prepare monthly internal financial reports for the CFO, assisting with presentations for senior management
Maintains and develops various accounting systems and processes
Coordinate and assist in the input of annual departmental budgets monthly forecasts and variance analysis
Review and analyze monthly financial results for assigned departments

Accountant, Corporate Accounting Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Accountant, Corporate Accounting

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Skills for Accountant, Corporate Accounting

Desired skills for accountant, corporate accounting include:

US GAAP
SAP general ledger and Hyperion Financial Management reporting tool
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAAP
Excel
Oracle
Industry trends in order to
JDE ledger experience
Policies and practices associated with payroll and benefits administration
SAP

Desired experience for accountant, corporate accounting includes:

Knowledge of HGB, BilMoG
Knowledge of J.D
Must be able to do data entry and interact as a liaison between accounting and various other departments
Solid knowledge of accounting and related financial issues
2-3 years experience as a Senior Accountant with proven proficiency leading the day-to-day accounting activities
Experience in providing direction and training to lower level Accountants

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Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant, corporate accounting. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Prepares complex journal entries and reviews routine journal entries prepared by others
  • Prepares accurate and timely required internal financial management reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis requiring minimal review by management
  • Produces timely and accurate responses to ad hoc reporting requests from senior and executive management
  • Creates analysis of variances and providing sound business commentary to senior and/or executive management
  • Integral in development of process improvements
  • Manages several smaller less complex projects simultaneously
  • Works with management to identify, propose and develop enhanced reporting functionality
  • Assists in maintaining various accounting systems and processes
  • Set standards of excellence in Corporate Accounting's GL work products
  • Manage aspects of the monthly close
Qualifications for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Completed business studies with focus on accounting, or commercial training with comparable practicable experience
  • Experience with payroll accounting and/or payroll systems
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance is required
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of related work experience in finance is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree and above in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to work well independently and also is a strong team player
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Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant, corporate accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Other duties as assigned by Corporate Accounting Manager and or Supervisor
  • Complete accounting close activities, including required journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Partner with HR, Treasury and Legal departments to understand upcoming activity and assist with identification of possible accounting implications
  • Perform technical accounting research on variety of accounting topics including accounting for complex derivative instruments and Corporate hedging strategies, stock compensation and other additional research as needed
  • Assist in the preparation and tie-out of SEC reporting documents, including Forms 10Q and 10K
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly forecast and annual planning process for items associated with areas of responsibility noted above
  • Interface with external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audit documentation, SOX 404 testing and other inquiries
  • Quickly respond to ad hoc queries from internal customers (including Senior Management)
  • Assist with the planning, preparation and issuance of periodic SEC reporting documents including earning releases, Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K and Annual Report
  • Assist in preparation of financial statement disclosures, ensuring they are supported with clear and well-organized documentation by maintaining supporting schedules and interfacing with external auditors and internal contacts
Qualifications for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Knowledgeable in financial reporting and general ledger accounting, forecasting/budgeting
  • Must be dependable and have ability to follow through on projects to completion
  • Attention to detail & data accuracy
  • Ability to organize multiple competing priorities while meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • A proactive, results-oriented, team player
  • Manage the distribution of drafts of the Form 10-K and 10-Q to various internal and external parties, including drafting emails, accumulating comments received from those parties, and inputting these changes into the various drafts
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Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accountant, corporate accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Manage preparation and review of XBRL mapping and tagging of financial statements and footnote disclosures included in quarterly and annual filings with the SEC, using an industry leading tool
  • Assist in researching accounting matters, review and research competitor disclosures, comment letters and disclosure trends, and analyze the impact to the financial statements along with other special projects, research, and analyses, as required
  • Interprets reports and records for Sr
  • Possesses sufficient accounting acumen to review work and analyzes the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy related to general accounting
  • Reviews journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records for accuracy
  • Maintains records for routine accounting transactions and leads the review and reconciliation of accounts
  • Creates the documentation of complex accounting projects
  • Plans and structures work activities and sets deadlines for their companies
  • Hands on day to day General Ledger Accounting
  • Month End Closing activities for GL Accounts
Qualifications for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Strong attention to detail & data accuracy, while understanding the “big picture.”
  • Employees/Candidates who have the CPA certification or who are in process of attaining the CPA certification
  • Monthly Variance Analysis, Year over Year and Trend Reporting
  • Month End, Quarter End and Year End Financial Reports
  • Identify and assist with implementation of new policies and procedures for operational improvements
  • Preforms other duties as assigned by Management
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Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant, corporate accounting. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Reviews and summarizes all project related executed agreements for key information pertinent to accounting and ensures appropriate accounting departments are consulted as needed
  • Gathers the information to develop adequate documentation for the footnotes of the financial statements on a quarterly and yearly basis
  • Ensures that the disclosures are reasonable and accurate based on project assumptions and basis of presentation
  • Obtains and prepare analysis for management discussion and analysis (MDA) on a quarterly and annual basis for External Reporting
  • Provides the necessary schedules to external reporting for financial statements and MDA
  • Reviews external reporting financial statement disclosures and MDA for consistency with the accounting details and project methodology
  • Assists with managerial reporting requirements on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis with financial planning and analysis (FP&A)
  • Coordinates continuous ad hoc request from business development related to revenue analysis (including product level details), management allocation methodology, and
  • Compiles necessary support to develop pro forma financial statements
  • Prepares pro forma financial statements on a yearly and quarterly basis subsequent to agreement being executed on the projects and on a as needed basis internally prior to execution of the deal
Qualifications for accountant, corporate accounting
  • CPA (or actively in process of completing CPA license)
  • 3+ years of experience in Big 4 Public Accounting or Corporate Accounting
  • Self-Starter and Results Producer – Thrives on taking action, keeping commitments, getting things done
  • Managerial and/or team building experience a plus
  • Collaborates with design and methodology consultant in developing new project models for business development and audit format
  • Liaison with tax department to determine tax impact on the business development view of projects including gain/loss calculations
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Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accountant, corporate accounting. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Interacting with accounting management to understand their processes and assisting them in applying system functionality to automate and streamline these processes
  • Identifying, designing and implementing accounting for new businesses initiatives
  • Improving and automating financial control processes by collaborating with the Technology teams to create and streamline our accounting systems
  • Daily and monthly close of five legal entities in the corporate segment
  • Analysis of monthly financial results for the corporate segment with select reporting to Executive Management
  • Accurate annual audited financial statements for three legal entities and the coordination with External Auditors
  • Monthly close and related processing and analysis
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors and provides necessary support
  • Prepares analytical schedules, analyzes variances, and provides analytical support for internal requests
  • Prepares schedules and performs controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
Qualifications for accountant, corporate accounting
  • Strong IT technical knowledge including billing systems experience
  • Experience with payroll processing and accounting systems preferred
  • 1 - 4 years general accounting experience or 2 - 3 years as an Accountant with a proven proficiency in performing moderately complex accounting activities
  • Analytical and should have an eye for details
  • At least 1 year of casino/hotel specific accounting/audit and 1 year’s supervisory experience and/or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of non-gaming accounting and tax preparation experience

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