Corporate Accounting Job Description

Corporate Accounting Job Description

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Corporate accounting provides support in analysis of developments in US GAAP; ensure implications are understood and our accounting policies remain appropriate.

Corporate Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure the financial records are maintained in compliance with US GAAP
Utilize software application queries to evaluate accounting transactions
Cross-train other accountants on duties and responsibilities to promote the transfer of responsibilities in peak periods
Present monthly close results with variance commentary to senior management for tax accounts
Support the external auditors for tax-related matters during the interim and year-end audits
Drive projects to improve existing processes and establish a strong control environment
Interact regularly with Tax Compliance and various other teams on tax-related matters
Complete ownership over the Corporate balance sheet including review and approval of all monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations in Blackline (account reconciliation software) prepared by Corporate Accounting
Review of monthly journal entries prepared by the Corporate Accounting team
Assist with stock option and equity administration functions including the review of equity transactions, share based compensation accounting treatment, manage the company’s 409A valuation process

Corporate Accounting Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Corporate Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, PMP, MBA, CA, GL, BPC, SAP, SOA, CRC

Education for Corporate Accounting

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Employers hiring for the corporate accounting job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, MBA, Public Accounting, Communication, Technical, Graduate

Skills for Corporate Accounting

Desired skills for corporate accounting include:

Microsoft Excel
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Desired experience for corporate accounting includes:

Self and staff development, through internal/external training, performance evaluations
Minimum of five years of experience in an Accounting management position
Experience in complex accounting environments
Prepare allocations of certain centrally managed expenses
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA Certification
Cost accounting experience a strong plus

Corporate Accounting Examples


Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a 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 corporate accounting
  • Present Corporate budget to senior management
  • Set the monthly and quarterly global close calendar and manage the close process
  • Oversee the managers/supervisors in the general accounting team
  • Identify and implement best practices and increased efficiencies
  • Manage team cohesiveness and growth
  • Develop and produce a monthly accounting analytics package
  • Encourage global consistency in process and practice where possible
  • Develop, document and maintain a strong internal control environment
  • Prepare/review statutory and regulatory returns (including VAT, Long-Form report, ICAAP)
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to direct reports other members of Corporate Accounting
Qualifications for corporate accounting
  • Big 4” public accounting experiences preferred
  • 8-10 years, with a minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting, management experience in a global SEC-filing organization
  • Ability to think critically and recognize discrepancies and anomalies through analysis
  • Ability to prioritize and work proactively and independently
  • Experience presenting and communicating to key business owners and senior management from other disciplines
  • Experience operating and getting efficiencies and effectiveness using a mid-tier ERP system

Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a corporate accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for corporate accounting
  • Provides support in analysis of developments in US GAAP
  • Delivering seamless customer service with heavy cash focus ranging from the payables cycle to month end close and ad hoc reporting
  • Reviewing and posting cash activity, recording accruals and expense re-classes and performing bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss reports
  • Preparing and posting Intercompany billing journal entries, reconciliations and analyses of the Intercompany account balances/activities
  • Governance over Intercompany Contract management system
  • Supporting the external auditors during the interim/year-end audit deliverables to achieve a timely and efficient audit close
  • Manage equity accounting journal entries (ie
  • Direct and ensure monthly close deadlines are met and results are consolidated to facilitate timely reporting
  • Prepare work papers and coordinate the flow of information to the external auditors
Qualifications for corporate accounting
  • A bachelors degree in accounting or finance or CPA is required
  • Experience working with multiple international entities, consolidations and foreign exchange
  • Solid understanding of the relationship of internal controls and business processes with financial statements and financial statement assertions, the fundamentals of SOX 404 controls and requirements
  • Graduate/ ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified 1-2 years post qualification
  • Excellent communications, project management and interpersonal skills
  • Candidate must be willing to occasionally travel

Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of corporate accounting. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for corporate accounting
  • Reviews managerial reporting package on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Reviews wireless spectrum licenses including monthly/quarterly reporting and deliverables
  • Assists others within the group as required
  • Drafting customary disclosures for quarterly and annual results (footnotes, supporting analyses)
  • Monitor compliance with other key monthly reporting items
  • Identifies individual and team skill gaps and developmental opportunities (e.g., training, special assignments, conferences, projects, ) to facilitate individual and team development
  • Responds to questions and concerns from staff to identify solutions for various issues
  • Researches and submits proposed accounting policy to senior management
  • Assesses the accounting environment to determine needs for change in accounting policies and procedures within UPS
  • Assists with various system implementations across international business units to ensure accounting compliance
Qualifications for corporate accounting
  • Ability to manager and develop a team
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or related field, CPA/MBA preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in public accounting
  • Prepare budget for corporate overhead shared service centers
  • Knowledge of ASC 715 – Compensation-Retirement Benefits and ASC 718-Stock Compensation a plus
  • Ability to manage and thrive in change, both organizational and system

Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of corporate accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for corporate accounting
  • Evaluates UPS balance sheet
  • Drive effective people plan to drive up employee engagement
  • Manage two Accountants
  • Identify, design and implement accounting for new businesses initiatives
  • Improve and automate financial control processes by collaborating with our technology teams to create and streamline our accounting systems
  • Oversee daily and monthly close of twelve legal entities in the Corporate segment
  • Analyze monthly financial results for the Corporate segment with select reporting to executive management
  • Maintain accurate annual audited financial statements for three legal entities and the coordination with external auditors
  • Reviews and approves all assigned balance sheet account reconciliations providing appropriate feedback to the onshore / offshore team members
  • Incorporate daily monitoring and analysis to ensure balance sheet account reconciliations are free of material misstatements and errors
Qualifications for corporate accounting
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience with 5 years minimum of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including public accounting experience - Big 4 preferred
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • 8-10 years of progressive financial leadership experience and results ideally in a large company environment
  • 3 years progressive experience to a management position with varied accounting responsibilities
  • Experience with a public company a strong plus

Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of corporate accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for corporate accounting
  • Prepares adhoc reports and analysis as needed by other departments
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual SOX controls as required
  • Oversees reconciliation of various Balance Sheet accounts
  • Reviews analysis of inter-company relationships and transactions
  • Reviews information and schedules provided by various departments
  • Assists in research of accounting issues related to complex or non-standard transactions
  • Blackline administrator – Account reconciliation process
  • Direct supervision of one full time Accountant, full responsibility for training and development
  • Perform various aspects of month-end close process for corporate business units within required deadlines
  • Research and prepare journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation
Qualifications for corporate accounting
  • Experience with lease or fixed asset accounting is a plus
  • At least 10 years of hands-on working experience showing consistent progression
  • A mix of medium to large publicly listed software company and a Big 4 public accounting firm is highly desired (at least 5-6 years in a public accounting firm)
  • Strong organizational, research, verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred or equivalent accounting knowledge and experience
  • Ability to type on a keyboard and operate PC

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