Responsible for the medium to complex accounting activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced accountants.
The Senior Financial Accountant, reporting to the Corporate Controller, will be a key member of the Finance and Accounting team and is responsible for overseeing general accounting operations and verifying financial transactions.
This position will be responsible for key reporting activities supporting monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting for both internal and external purposes; manage complex financial reporting projects related to SEC and standalone reporting, business integration, and development and implementation of reporting processes.
Define and execute accounting for new integration-related activities. Help secure alignment between accounting/finance and other business partners for integration activities and new projects. Primary focus areas will include financial reporting (intercompany and consolidation) and controllership.
Initiates and keeps track of federal, state and local tax reports, returns, and other information connected to taxes. Assists with federal, state and local tax audits gathering all pertinent information and analysis to satisfy audit requests.
The Sr. Accountant develops, implements, and/or maintains one or more accounting systems. Through in-depth research and analysis, the incumbent reviews and interprets financial reporting requirements, rules and regulations.
Define and execute accounting requirements for the foreign exchange hedge program for specific countries in Latin America. Support business requirements in helping stakeholders understand impacts of hedging, mark-to-market impacts of the hedge program, rate fluctuations, and accounting requirements for transactions.
Prepare accurate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
Collaborate with key stakeholders, including divisional BPA colleagues, both internal and external accounting authorities / auditors, and Division and Group Financial Reporting and Accounting, and ensure appropriate communication with these stakeholders when questions regarding accounting / reporting matters arise.