Corporate Consolidation Manager

 •  AFL Global Duncan, SC

11 - 15 years experience  •  Telecommunications

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17
Duncan, SC
11 - 15 years experience
Telecommunications
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17

Job Description

AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid. The company's diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL's service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas. 

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. 

AFL is seeking a Corporate Consolidation Manager to join our accounting team at our corporate office in Duncan, SC.  The Corporate Consolidation Manager will be instrumental in improving the quality of the Company’s consolidated financial reporting.  He/she should have the professionalism and experience to act as a trusted advisor at a time of change and further expansion of the organization.  He/she should demonstrate a commitment to the values and objectives of the Finance organization, and offer the energy, stamina and flexibility to contribute to the overall success of the Company.  The Corporate Consolidation Manager will need to be a motivated self-starter who can cooperate with persons at all levels of management throughout the organization to make sure the Finance function is delivering value at all times.

·        Ownership of the production of high quality financial accounts and reports for America Fujikura Limited and its subsidiaries, including actual, plan and forecast results.

 

·         Taking ownership of the Company’s multi-currency consolidation process for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes.

 

·         Working with the Consolidation Analyst to prepare quality consolidated reports for senior management of AFL, as well as, its parent company, Fujikura Limited.

 

·         Administering, developing and improving the accuracy of OneStream (AFL’s consolidation tool) while training users on best practice use of the system.

 

·         Maintaining the integrity of the chart of accounts and GL security rules.  Key player in maintaining the proper flow of GL transactions, maintaining the chart of accounts and supporting consolidation entries for intercompany transactions.

 

·         Key player in reviewing and ensuring the proper reporting of financial information in accordance with GAAP.

 

·         Key liaison with Fujikura Limited Finance personnel, providing support with various analyses and explanation of financial results in comparison to forecasts, plan and prior periods.

 

·         Developing and implementing best practice processes and systems across the Company.

 

·         Technical accounting support to operating businesses.

 

·         Responsible for the analysis of financial data including reviewing costs and performing cost benefit analysis, extracting data from financial systems to define relevant information, and interpreting data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.

 

·         aking ownership of the production of high quality financial accounts and reports for America Fujikura Limited and its subsidiaries, including actual, plan and forecast results.

 

·         Taking ownership of the Company’s multi-currency consolidation process for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes.

 

·         Working with the Consolidation Analyst to prepare quality consolidated reports for senior management of AFL, as well as, its parent company, Fujikura Limited.

 

·         Administering, developing and improving the accuracy of OneStream (AFL’s consolidation tool) while training users on best practice use of the system.

 

·         Maintaining the integrity of the chart of accounts and GL security rules.  Key player in maintaining the proper flow of GL transactions, maintaining the chart of accounts and supporting consolidation entries for intercompany transactions.

 

·         Key player in reviewing and ensuring the proper reporting of financial information in accordance with GAAP.

 

·         Key liaison with Fujikura Limited Finance personnel, providing support with various analyses and explanation of financial results in comparison to forecasts, plan and prior periods.

 

·         Developing and implementing best practice processes and systems across the Company.

 

·         Technical accounting support to operating businesses.

 

·         Responsible for the analysis of financial data including reviewing costs and performing cost benefit analysis, extracting data from financial systems to define relevant information, and interpreting data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.

 




Skills/Requirements

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years accounting experience and familiarity with areas of intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, multi-currency consolidations, and financial reporting.
  • Solid understanding of general ledger systems and foreign currency translation.
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of GAAP and sound understanding of financial statement mechanics. 
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques.
  • Attention to details and accuracy required.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining, general accounting and financial controls and compliance.
  • Skill in effectively managing and leading staff, delegating tasks and authority.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills with an ability to prioritize.
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating accounting and internal control methods and financial reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence individuals in various functional areas and different levels of the organization from clerical to corporate executives.
  • International experience is a plus
  • Oracle, BI and OneStream (or Hyperion) experience preferred.

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