Tech Data - US

Supervisor, Corporate Accounting

US-FL-Clearwater
Req Number
2017-18787
Weekly Work Hours
40
Shift
8-5
Travel Required
10%
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Working Time
Full-Time

Overview

Supervises and directs the workflow of the staff to assist with the consolidation of the Company’s worldwide financial reporting and closing processes. Provides accounting support and guidance to the Company’s subsidiaries to ensure proper accounting/reporting. Primarily, the position will ensure the financials as submitted by the subsidiaries are accurately reported in accordance with US GAAP & the Company’s Uniform Accounting Principles.  Additionally, the position will provide a level of review and analysis of the Company’s subsidiary’s financials to be presented to executive management. Manages day to day activities. Identifies opportunities to streamline processes and procedures. Supervises and supports critical accounting, finance, reporting, and/or related functions. Provides guidance, training, motivation, and work scheduling for staff. Supports Manager as appropriate. Mentors and develops staff.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

  • World-wide consolidation of financial reporting to ensure the reported financial statements are accurate in accordance with US GAAP & the Company’s uniform accounting principles by reviewing the financials results as submitted monthly by individual countries/subsidiaries & partnering with the local subsidiary’s Finance Director and their accounting teams.

  • Conducts monthly variance analysis for the assigned subsidiaries

  • Assists in the completion of the monthly consolidation process

  • Records/Posts top level journal entries where necessary and appropriate

  • Performs routine monthly close procedures assigned by manager

  • Presents assigned subsidiaries monthly & quarterly financial results to executive management

  • Review of other team members monthly work papers

  • Ensures appropriate documentation of monthly data and analysis

  • Fraud Detection testing through journal entry testing, on-site balance sheet reviews & substantive testing in addition to support of external and internal audit by providing reports, analysis and explanations as requested

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of department procedures, systems and critical issues.

  • Handles issues affecting daily performance, communicating with other departments and outside sources as required to resolve issues.

  • Escalates to management as needed.

  • Provides upper management and other departments with accurate, timely, and useful communications, including reports and analysis to enable them to make appropriate decisions.

  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other departments and internal customers.

  • Oversees the documentation of departmental policies and procedures and supervises activities to ensure the policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensures that staff productivity is monitored and maintained at an acceptable level such that work is completed accurately, procedures are being followed and deadlines are being met.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

Previous Work Experience:

 

  • 5+ years previous work experience including 5+ years of Big 4 Experience or 7+ years applicable industry Experience

 

Education/Certifications:

 

  • Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance & CPA, CIA, or CFE license
    Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

 

  • Self-directed, able to achieve objectives with some management input.
  • Able to direct others to reach objectives.
  • Area of direct responsibility and other groups that area interacts with.
  • Ability to assign duties and resources where necessary to achieve success.
  • Ability to analyze data required to recommend business solutions.
  • Ability to identify new sources of business data.
  • Ability to forecasts impact of each solution and implement best solution.
  • Ability to measure impact after implementation and adapts solution as necessary.
  • Ability to react quickly to changing needs, meet SLA's and manage work load of staff accordingly.
  • Ability to ensure processes are well controlled and to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Understands corporate department objectives and functions.
  • Knowledge and application of Intermediate/Advanced Excel and Intermediate PowerPoint (preferred). 
  • Generally manages team members doing similar tasks.
  • Possesses strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.
  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptable to change, high decision quality, professionalism, team work, ability to recognize and reward team members, ability to hire, develop and retain talent, ability to effectively deal with employee relations issues, demonstrates leadership and self-assuredness.
  • High level of "self-starting" thinking required for analysis, evaluation, creating, reasoning, and drawing conclusions/solutions;
  • HIGH complexity of mental process to achieve in the role in order to come to solutions.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

 

Working Conditions: 

 

  • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.
  • Professional, office environment.
  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%).
     

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