Lead, Accounting Job Description

Lead, Accounting Job Description

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Lead, accounting provides information to the outsourced accounting partners for the calculation of adjustments between US GAAP and local GAAP for the preparation of local statutory reports.

Lead, Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Other Local GAAP Journal entries
Reviewing bank account monthly reconciliations according to internal rules and policies according to US GAAP
Provide support to businesses and business accounting advisory groups on accounting for new and unusual products and transactions
Assist department's managers in identifying accounting policy issues and researching technical accounting literature for relevant guidance
Participate in the New Product Approval Committee process
Maintain database of accounting policy memoranda
Follow development of new accounting standards at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
Summarize new and developing standards for Finance/Controllers management and staff and interested business people to keep them current on new accounting standards
Ensure proper accounting and controls in area of focus
This role will help develop analytical tools to assess revenue risks and trends

Lead, Accounting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lead, Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, CMA, MA, MS, CFA, PMP, TDS, GST, CIMA/CPA/CA

Education for Lead, Accounting

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Employers hiring for the lead, 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, Associates, MBA, Business/Administration, Graduate, Economics, Management

Skills for Lead, Accounting

Desired skills for lead, accounting include:

GAAP
Accounting systems
Agile delivery framework
Modelling / actuarial activities
US GAAP
Where to find information on system
Accounting and finance principles and practice under US GAAP
Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Oracle
SAP environment

Desired experience for lead, accounting includes:

Good organizational skills, attention to detail and openness to new ideas and procedures
Familiar interacting with abroad headquarters
Bilingual fluent Spanish/English
Work closely with Business controller, Rev Rec leader and Operational accounting team
Stay abreast with technical accounting guidance around Rev Rec
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance from an accredited university or college (or high school diploma or equivalent with minimum 6 years' of relevant work experience in lieu of 4-year college degree)

Lead, Accounting Examples

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Lead, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lead, 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 lead, accounting
  • Develop Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) proficiency to create ad hoc analysis in-depth understanding of the JD Edwards Address Book
  • Facilitate US GAAP audit
  • Controlling of Revaluation of financials and non-financial assets (Fixed Assets, PP&E, GW/Intangibles/IP, Inventory, FX)
  • Miscellaneous reporting filings
  • Responsible for the preparation and development of standard costing across Hart & Cooley facilities
  • Assist in compiling data for metric evaluation
  • Perform metric analyses and evaluate data in order to promote continuous improvement measures
  • Document meeting outcomes
  • Ensure that testing scripts are complete and Quality Center is used to track all testing
  • Contribute to and monitor projects being performed by the FSS NA Accounts Payable department
Qualifications for lead, accounting
  • Big 4 public accounting experience and Industry experience (especially in Manufacturing or Technology) a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or other evidence of exceptional ability
  • Supervisory/Team Lead experience
  • This position requires a minimum of 5 years of supervisory/team leadership experience in an accounting environment for a global company
  • Must have strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to be drive financial results
  • 4 year College or University degree or equivalent education preferred
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Lead, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lead, 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 lead, accounting
  • Review and process employee time and attendance on a weekly basis
  • Perform general clerical duties such as preparation of correspondence, maintaining files, ordering office supplies
  • Serve as receptionist for the service center
  • Managing and motivating team members
  • Communication with other departments, treasury with internal customers from respective regions within team responsibility
  • Ensure all transactions are posted accurately and timely
  • Work closely with procurement and PO requestors to identify and clear stale items
  • Partner with procurement to develop better training program and KPIs
  • Knowledge of the different Project types (Completed Contract, Times & Material, Fixed Price ) so as to give guidance to the Operations team what type Project contracts will be utilized
  • Ownership of exception resolution through daily review procedures, including overdrafts, cash flows, NAV reconciliations and custodian stock/cash reconciliations
Qualifications for lead, accounting
  • Ability to make sound judgments within established policies and procedures challenge current processes in order to achieve greater efficiencies
  • Ability to communicate clearly at all levels within organization
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with outstanding communication
  • Associate Degree in Accounting highly desirable
  • Proven ability to work independently, possess good decision-making skills, and be self-motivated
  • Experience dealing with government contracts a plus
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Lead, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead, 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 lead, accounting
  • Complete all assigned journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis in an accurate and timely manner
  • Collaborate with Program Management, Transportation and Accounts Receivable to ensure data accuracy within the Address Book
  • Collaborate with functional areas to accurately maintain state-specific tire fees and other tax-related accounts
  • Regular on-site visits to review the key financial areas and identify issues
  • Independently lead the team to complete the quarterly SEC reporting requirements, attestation process
  • Drive continuous process improvements and quality improvements
  • Perform procedures that support the quarterly representation letter process, provide comfort to the Company’s management prior to representation letter sign off (eg
  • Performing periodic review of the Company’s account reconciliations to identify for any financial exposures and/or non-compliance with policy, provide regular feedback and recommendations, and monitor actions required to be taken to improve account reconciliations
  • Manage the recording, review and documentation of all journal entries prepared and recorded by direct reports
  • Assist in the completion of the operating revenue and gas cost budget, monthly forecasts throughout the fiscal year
Qualifications for lead, accounting
  • Proven ability to set high standards of performance for self
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting area preferred (for example, investments, insurance products, premium, tax)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in accounts receivable
  • Must have beginner level skills with Microsoft Excel/Word/Outlook, basic office equipment, and 10-key by touch
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (in English) and demonstrates ability to resolve all situations in a professional manner
  • At least 1 year of casino gaming/audit experience and/or equivalent
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Lead, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead, 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 lead, accounting
  • Acting as a knowledge manager (Documentation, updating, version control)
  • Train Team members on various processes and domain related requirements
  • Identify and execute transformation and improvement projects
  • Develop financial note disclosures for consolidated financial reporting
  • Developing and documenting internal control processes
  • Liaison for audit request
  • Review C
  • Research all credit requests for validity
  • Escalate any credits for required approval
  • Return calls or emails to originators as to final status of request
Qualifications for lead, accounting
  • Providing support to the business as usual teams when appropriate
  • Reviewing and writing relevant project documents
  • Enhancing controls and simplifying processes
  • Managing and supporting the implementation of new IFRS and Disclosure requirements across statutory reporting and its key stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Finance and/or Accounting
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Lead, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lead, 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 lead, accounting
  • Preparing project dashboards, risk register, resourcing plan, and other status update reports
  • Leading discussions and managing the implementation of action plan
  • Ad-hoc analysis to support A&C leadership in decision making
  • Close engagement with business teams when clarification of the business process is required, and identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Manage project related communication on behalf of A&C leadership team
  • Other short term project initiatives towards successful business transformation
  • Coordinate SOX risk assessments and scoping
  • Provide interpretation and guidance to process owners regarding risks, key controls, and documentation requirements
  • Ensure accuracy of financial results through integrity of financial systems, managing the period close process, and ensuring sub-ledgers are balanced without errors
  • Influences business decisions based on analyses in order to meet or exceed financial commitments in the business and strategic plans
Qualifications for lead, accounting
  • Detail oriented, hands on approach to assist the review and approval of accounting for GM China and China JVs appropriate coaching of staff
  • Ability to manage through influence through direct reporting relationships
  • Accounting experience with good intercompany knowledge
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent public accounting experience preferably in a big-4 public accounting firm and preferably a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
  • A minimum of 2 year experience in leading a team
  • Ability to relate well to people from all levels of seniority (eg

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