POSITION SUMMARY:

This individual will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting including financial statements, IFRS – technical documentation and researching.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Ensure that US Group complies with Parent Company’s regulations and professional standards
  • Assist the Controller in directing the organization’s accounting functions which include establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Responsible for managing the preparation and distribution of financial statements with related footnote disclosures for external use.
  • Work with outside auditors and other departments to ensure deadlines are met
  • Maintain relations and communications with Parent Company to ensure alignment on technical accounting issues
  • Research and document US Group accounting issues to ensure compliance
  • Establish and maintain standardization of accounting policies for the US Group in accordance with Parent Company.
  • Analyzes system trial balances, entries, transactions, to ensure compliance and recommends corrective actions when needed to assigned areas
  • Engages in discussions at operational and management levels
  • Provides written and verbal instructions on accounting practice changes, and follow-up until resolved for configuration and transaction issues that generate accounting entries
  • Identifies significant trends and areas for management attention
  • Analyzes indicators of business activity
  • Creates and maintains documentation of policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Manages schedules, documentation and support for internal and external audit activities.
  • Coordinates between EAH Finance and other U.S. business areas to facilitate communication of financial implications related to process changes, new business requirements and exceptions
  • Supports operational areas related to special projects, continuous improvements, business development and complex accounting transactions
  • Documents improvement opportunities in operational and financial areas
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • CPA or MBA required.

Experience:

  • Consultant Level Individual Contributor on a functional group.
  • Generally, 6-10 years of relevant experience and familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience with complex accounting transactions and ability to research technical issues
  • Experience with audit examinations, internal controls documentation, process improvements and lean initiatives is desired
  • 2-4 years of public accounting experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive technical accounting knowledge and familiarity with accepted accounting practices.
  • Role takes leadership for applying new processes and skills to improve the function's status quo.
  • Ability to demonstrate people management skills (HR guidelines, tools & policies), value-based management fundamentals (Shareholder Satisfaction x Customer Satisfaction x Employee Satisfaction), employment law (sexual harassment, disability, discrimination, labor laws, etc.).
  • Business vision & competitiveness skills (Managing innovation, the customer service, growth, and creativity).
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access),

Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.

GENERAL COMMITMENT FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

  • Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
  • Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
  • Satisfies work schedule requirements.
  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned