Supervises the assigned Accounting team for a group or region. Responsible for daily general ledger activities, account reconciliations including workload distribution and assignment of tasks. Such activities may include the following as well as other duties as assigned:
Principal Responsibilities: Supervise staff - responsible for hiring, monitoring performance, daily feedback Review monthly account analysis of balance sheet accounts, authorize adjusting entries as needed, and review status of all significant accounts with Director/VP. Coordinate the preparation and entry of month-end journal entries. Coordinate preparation of required financial reports for corporate accounting and generation of internal financial packages. Interact with SBS or Operating groups to resolve problems, perform research and support. Work on interface problems between financial systems and division systems. Inventory Accounting Supervisor: In addition to performing some of the above duties: Track, analyze and reconcile inventory accounts and inventory reserve accounts. Responsible for departmental budget to actual analysis preparation and distribution, including monthly review meetings and follow up with department owners and elevation to Director/VP for potential budget overruns for actioning. Responsible for preparing annual budgeting process, including working with department owners and foreign subsidiary finance teams to prepare budgets, load to budgeting system, validation and analysis. Review analysis and status with Director/VP. Coordinate Corp HQ monthly forecast and quarterly 5-quarter rolling forecasts with department owners and foreign subsidiary finance teams, prepare analysis and review with Director/VP. May perform special projects as needed Supervise staff initiates and communicates a variety of personnel actions: employment, termination, performance and salary reviews for assigned employees, responsible for hiring, monitoring performance and providing feedback. Job Level Specifications: Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of business or technical support teams comprised of individual contributors. Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion. May coordinate work activities with other supervisors. Directs routine and repetitive operations of work unit. Assignments are largely established in accordance with schedules and deliverables. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plans. Interacts daily with subordinates and peers within similar functions primarily for the purpose of exchanging information. Decisions have a direct impact on work unit operations. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results might cause delays in schedules and require the allocation of more people and financial resources.
Work Experience: 5+ years relevant work experience Education and Certification(s): Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Distinguishing Characteristic(s): Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of accounting to the successful completion of difficult assignments. This position normally supervises Accountants or a combination of Accountants and Accounting Specialists.