Tech Data - Americas

  • Sr. Corporate Accountant

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-20352
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Who we are:  

     

    Tech Data is one of the world’s largest technology providers in IT distribution. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.

     

    The Tech Data difference is in our people.  Every day customers like Best Buy, CDW, Office Depot, etc… depend on us to help them cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users of all sizes, including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers.  Working for Tech Data, you will be supporting manufacturers such as, Apple, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, etc…

     

    The video link below provides a glimpse into our world!

     

    Tech Data Corporate Video

     

     

     

    Overall purpose of the role is to assist with the consolidation of the company’s worldwide financial 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 fiancials to be presented to executive management.  Lastly, the position will provide accounting support and guidance to the Company’s subsidiaries to ensure proper accounting/reporting.

    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 countries
      • 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
      • Assures proper documentation of monthly data and analysis
      • Performs additional duties as assigned
      • Identify risks & escalate issues noted to management in a timely manner
      • Identifies opportunities for process improvements
      • Review of internal & external executive level management reports and presentations to ensure accuracy and provide feedback/analysis as to variances from expected results
      • Conduct accounting research and analysis in accordance with US GAAP to provide accounting guidance to executive management and the local subsidiaries/countries including writing accounting memo’s
      • Establish & continually update/enhance the Company’s accounting policy as new accounting pronouncements are released/amended
      • Fraud Detection testing through journal entry testing, onsite balance sheet reviews & substantive testing in addition to support of external and internal audit by providing reports, analysis and explanations as requested
      • Additional duties as assigned
      • Meets attendance and punctuality standards
     

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Previous Work Experience:

    • 4+ years previous work experience including 3+ years of Big 4 Experience or 6+ years applicable industry Experience

    Education/Certificatons:

    • Preferred:  Masters Degree in Accounting or Finance & CPA, CIA, or CFE license
    • Required:  Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

    Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

    • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
    • Build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Create and conduct formal presentations.
    • Able to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.
    • Exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
    • Interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
    • Perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency. 
    • Use common office equipment
    • Relevant computer system applications at a basic level.
    • Work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Actively demonstrates strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

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