Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

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Manager, corporate accounting provides leadership over the technical GAAP accounting for the company to ensure proper interpretation and compliance with US GAAP.

Manager, Corporate Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manages the timely and accurate reporting of financial results to meet internal and external requirements, in accordance with HBI Global Business Practice standards, governmental and regulatory standards (GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley)
Managing 3rd parties in valuation/testing for specific accounting areas required by US GAAP such as Goodwill/Intangible Impairment testing, or other areas (as applicable)
Performing and participating in US GAAP research and corporate policy setting, as needed
Partner with Accounting Policy team to provide U.S. GAAP guidance to Tax Compliance group
Document U.S. GAAP conclusions for tax matters in accounting memos
Responsible for preparing tax footnotes for the U.S. GAAP financial statements
Prepare and review of the monthly Corporate flash reports which include operating results that are included in the monthly management reporting package
Partner with in-market Accounting and FP&A resources to ensure accounting is in line with market specific management reporting
Research, evaluate and analyze GAAP, IFRS, regulatory and tax issues as applicable to the firm
Responsible for the proper recording of customers rebates, discounts, allowances and disputes

Manager, Corporate Accounting Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Corporate Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, SAP, BPC, LEED, ASX, CSA, MBA, CMA, CRC

Education for Manager, Corporate Accounting

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Employers hiring for the manager, 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, Education, Business, MBA, Business/Administration, Business/Management, Public Accounting, Communication, Economics

Skills for Manager, Corporate Accounting

Desired skills for manager, corporate accounting include:

US GAAP
GAAP
Proficiency in U.S. GAAP
Microsoft Excel
Account analysis
Accounting close process
GAAP with strong attention to detail
Management reporting
US GAAP accounting

Desired experience for manager, corporate accounting includes:

Perform ongoing balance sheet analysis and reviews of major accruals specifically relate to rebates, accounts receivable, marketing and customer disputes
Oversee month end closing accounting activities and account reconciliations
Support extended staff in accounting, reporting, analysis and management of SG&A expenses
Serve as a key interface with SAP
Coordinate Sarbanes-Oxley control development and compliance confirmation / evaluation activities
Coordinate divisional internal and external audit activities and oversee related follow-ups

Manager, Corporate Accounting Examples

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Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, corporate accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate accounting
  • Manage the issues resolution and accounting close process for producing accurate monthly cost results for the Corporate functions to facilitate monthly cost performance management and the forecasting and budgeting process
  • Be a subject matter expert on the topics supported by this team
  • Assist with quarterly and annual tax filings regulatory filings as necessary
  • Assists with the preparation of the year-end tax reporting, including preparation of the annual work papers which support the annual tax return and the quarterly tax estimates
  • Researches and interprets tax and accounting policies
  • Responsible for overseeing the Company’s Treasury function
  • Implement, document, and monitor internal controls as necessary
  • Other ad hoc projects for accounting and tax
  • Provide assistance in closings and prepare financial statements, other operational reports
  • Develop and manage the monthly close calendars
Qualifications for manager, corporate accounting
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting theory and practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and document business processes and related internal controls
  • Ability to research accounting rules and regulations and apply to specific scenarios
  • Knowledge of FX remeasurement and translation accounting rules strongly preferred
  • Experience with foreign currencies and multi-national companies strongly preferred
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Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager, 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 manager, corporate accounting
  • Manage internal model to calculate global margin and unit price for the consolidated entity's share capital, pulling together inputs from a number of different departments within BCG
  • Performs line management responsibilities for direct reports including professional development, performance appraisals and employee counseling
  • Preparing monthly analytics (reports showing revenue, cost of goods sold, margins, variances, analysis, ) Continuous improvement in analysis to provide business intelligence
  • Managing the financial aspects of inventory counts and reporting on results
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the internal controls for the cost accounting area
  • Preparation on new and updating bill of material, standard costs
  • Work with the business unit, FP&A and international teams to insure transactions and risks are correctly accounted for
  • Ensure accounting for inventory complies with company policies
  • Oversee financial analysis functions including monthly analytical review of financial operations versus plan and/or forecast and review of significant balance sheet accounts
  • Oversee recordation, analysis and reporting of the company’s equity, including stock compensation
Qualifications for manager, corporate accounting
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, successful presentation skills
  • Bachelors Degree (BS) and three to five years related experience and/or training
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting and finance experiences
  • Leadership and people-management experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and/or equivalent MBA
  • 5+ years of public accounting and/or industry experience
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Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, corporate accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate accounting
  • Oversee Fixed Assets module and related capital reporting
  • Assist in preparation of Corporate Entity financial statement package
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure accuracy of the General Ledger
  • Manage expense and capital spend through adequate control and review procedures
  • Lead monthly meetings with department heads to review financial results and trends
  • Ability to understand complex accounting concepts and adhere to all Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Analyze current processes and structure, provide recommendations for continued progress and efficiencies to make the close and reporting process more accurate and efficient to allow for an improved closing cycle
  • Work with the payroll department on the proper recording of various payroll payment disbursements
  • Ensure all capitalized assets are properly approved, recorded and depreciated in accordance with company policy
  • Lead implementation efforts to work with department managers to ensure the proper recording of expenses into the correct departments
Qualifications for manager, corporate accounting
  • Manage the company’s records management functions
  • Proficiency in technical accounting concepts and calculations, with an emphasis on ASC 740
  • Strong knowledge of Consolidations
  • CPA/Chartered Accountant status required, MBA is a plus
  • Previous experience working in a public accounting firm for a minimum of five years
  • 5+ years of management experience at a large multinational company leading and developing team members
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Manager, Corporate Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manager, 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 manager, corporate accounting
  • Design and implement an effective general ledger mapping across several entities on multiple different IT platforms to enable consistent and accurate financial reporting
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in reporting, controls and transactional processes
  • Identify areas of risk with perspective on potential impact
  • Manage and ensure the timely monthly close for International entities along with financial reporting and variance analysis to present to management on a monthly basis
  • Provides critical analysis of costs and revenues trends
  • Partner with Senior Management, Treasury and various Finance team members to ensure accurate and timely postings
  • Specific oversight of cash, payroll, IT consulting, professional fees, debt, capital stock, and stock compensation accounting
  • Review all assigned balance sheet reconciliations while providing detailed analysis and variance resolution
  • Review and certify all monthly journal entries, including shared service costs, royalties, inventory purchases, monthly accruals, transfer pricing, international cash funding and fixed asset transfers
  • Coordinate with both Internal and External Audit for interim and annual financial audits
Qualifications for manager, corporate accounting
  • Good management judgment, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong work ethics, professional attitude and reliability
  • Experience using Oracle based accounting systems including Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Oracle 12R, Oracle Smart View and Oracle Financials
  • Be first and foremost professional in appearance and attitude, respectful in approach, articulate and constructive in communication and enjoy and foster a culture of teamwork
  • Must possess the ability to read, analyze, and evaluate financial report, transactions, regulatory guidelines, and accounting and compliance policies
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or equivalent
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager, corporate accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate accounting
  • Centralize results and provide management reporting to both internal stakeholders and external Joint Venture partners
  • Manage accounting operations in JD Edwards E1 including chart of accounts, business units, company numbers, foreign exchange rates, integrity of the system (balances, batches, ), automatic accounting instructions
  • Manage the intercompany process, ensuring proper controls are in place to balance accounts and work with local finance staff to refine the process and fix issues
  • Ensures consistent application of financial policies and procedures
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures to enhance workflow of the company
  • Assist in the oversight of all Corporate month end close and consolidation procedures including review of journal entries, consolidations, balance sheet reconciliations, financials statements and corresponding analytics
  • Provide guidance and oversight on Fixed Asset Accounting (includes involvement in company’s projection process)
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with SOX requirements and controls properly documented
  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting as requested from internal and external businesses (includes current accounting centralization initiative)
  • Assist with all internal and external audit requirements
Qualifications for manager, corporate accounting
  • Establish the financial strategic plan including budget, capital expenses and profit planning
  • Properly execute the accounting functions including accounts payable/receivable, credit, payroll and direct bill, income audits, tax reporting, payroll tax submission
  • Partner with ownership and hotel departments to ensure hotel's objectives are met
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements, balance sheets and financial forecasts
  • Monitor financial performance and variance to budget vs
  • Ensure hotel compliance with established accounting policies and legal requirements

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