Accountant II

Role Charter (Global Job Title): Accountant II                           
Key Responsibilities

  •   Month-end preparation: 
  •     Prepares account reconciliations and supplemental analytical reports
  •    Prepares and posts journal entries
  •    Prepares and submits monthly management reports for operating expenses, including follow-up reclassification
  •     Prepares month-end closing entries to facilitate clean audits
  • Analyzes accounts for accuracy and reasonableness
  •    Budget preparation:
  •    Participates in the development, modification and maintenance of the budgets 
  •    Assists in the preparation of annual budgetary records, reports and schedules
  •     Prepares and submits budget templates to budget owners
  •     Receives completed budget templates and compiles final master budget spreadsheet
  •     Assists in supporting divisional and corporate budget schedules
  •     CAR processing:
  •     Processes and reviews division specific Capital Acquisition Requests (CAR), including budget comparison prior to Controller review
  •     Reviews Cash payback and makes necessary changes
  •    Financial and Management  reporting:
  •     Performs complex analytical studies, reconciliations, and produces special reports as required
  •     Prepares and submits monthly management reports for operating expenses including follow-up and reclassification
  •     Assist All financial reporting completed in Hyperion
  •    Other:
  •      Serves as the backup and maintenance of cost related files in AX for all Stock Keeping Units (SKU)

Decision Rights
Accountable (Final Decision Rights)    Consulted    Informed
•    Financial accuracy
•    Timeliness with reports and recommendations
•    Compliance with SOX/CFM/GAAP    •    Proper Accounting treatment for a particular transactions.
•    CAR preparation
•    Budgeting and forecasting    •    Final decisions on CAR
•    Modifications to budget for effective tracking
•    Reclassifications of operating expenses
•    Expenses to be accrued

Competencies and Key Skills and Experience
Key Leadership Behaviors    Typical Background
•    Demonstrating a strong sense of ethical, business integrity and general accounting knowledge
•    Engaging and communicating effectively with colleagues, internal and external stakeholders
•    Demonstrates collaboration when solving for problems
•    Proactively engages with internal and external stakeholders to understand their needs and requirements 
•    Demonstrates strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills
•    Strong teamwork, flexibility and ability to multi-task
•    Strong attention to detail,  accuracy, and thoroughness     Education: Bachelor’s degree from an University or Credited College
Certifications/Licensing:  N/A
Years and Type of Experience:  2-4 years of related experience and/or training
Key Required Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities:
•    Hyperion Planning system preferred 
•    Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word and advanced Excel; accounting software, Internet and Email applications
•    Requires basic professional technical, functional or business knowledge
•    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages
•    Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
•    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
•    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
•    Ability to analyze problems and solve them creatively
•    Ability to present, organize and convey problems/issues by applying technical know and learnings to department

Physical Elements/Requirements (US Only)
Physical Demands    Work Environment    OSHA
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Daily routine will consist mostly of office work requiring light physical activity.  
•    Infrequent:    {Standing, bending, climbing or balancing, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or smell}
•    Moderate:    {Walking, reach with hands and arms}
•    Frequent:    {Sitting, uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reaching or stretching; manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion; speaking; hearing; seeing}
•    Weight lifted:    Up to 10 lbs infrequently
•    Travel:  Infrequent: Approx. 5%    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Moderate to quiet office environment.
    This position does not perform tasks that would inherently involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  However, employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Noise:  Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers; light traffic).


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