In this role, the selected candidate will support the regional management structure by providing clear and accurate financial results and analysis to enable the local management to make informed financial decisions and plans, while also ensuring compliance with company and statutory financial guidelines.
The Controller position is accountable for the day-to-day accounting transactions and accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.
The Sr. Financial Analyst will work closely with the Business Controller to support accounting activities and operations of various Business Units. Responsibilities include the preparation of journal entries, monthly P & L reports, supporting schedules for business financial statements and ensuring entries and reports are prepared accurately and in adherence with Sears Holding Company (SHC) Policies and GAAP.
You will focus on all necessary financials including overseeing the month end close process, preparing reports, monitoring cash flows, directly preparing budgets, providing and advising management, monitoring compliance, maintaining and updating departmental policies and procedures, acting as a backup for payroll processing, as well as serving as a mentor for other department team members.
In this role, you will manage individually and through their team all accounting procedures related to operations (e.g. G/L maintenance, accruals, expense charge-off, journal entry preparation, payroll processing, capital equipment authorization, asset management and inventory control including inventory reconciliations).
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for monthly closing and reconciliation reports, such as cash, inventory, fixed assets, etc.; maintain support documents in organized manner for audit purposes.
In this role, you will be responsible for the full range of controllership disciplines involving financial reporting; planning; consolidations; analysis and financial controls to ensure timeliness; accuracy and integrity of reporting.