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General Ledger Accounting Manager in Fairlawn, OH at Continental

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Job Description

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the financial close month end process, ensuring integrity of reported figures and perform internal reporting to foreign parent company and internal management. This role will also allow the opportunity to become involved in various projects and other activities involved for the finance organization. This role will interact with other functional areas of finance and the business unit/plant controllers.

Principle duties & responsibilities include:
• Management of monthly North America Region close process including coordinating with the Shared Service Centers in Philippines and Mexico
• Timely & accurate month end close & related reporting of results to local and Continental corporate management
• Collaboration with the segment / BU controllers to address accounting & reporting matters
• Responsible for ensuring that accounting is in accordance with IFRS and internal FRM (Financial Reporting Manual)
• Directly responsible for specific accounting matters such as royalties, BU allocations and intercompany reporting
• Assurance of timely and accurate account reconciliations for NAR locations either performed locally and/or by Shared Service Centers
• Responsible for managing several direct reports as well as indirect reports based on work task/project
• Ongoing adherence to company policy and procedures
• Internal controls requirements/compliance
• Indirect involvement in IT projects and enhancements
• Relationship with local external auditors and internal auditors
• Drive process improvement

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
10 – 12 years overall experience
Managerial experience ­ required
Team player – ability to work with various functional areas and levels of management
Rollup the sleeves attitude
Interpersonal skills – good listener & communicator, organizational skills, ability to evaluate talent pool, etc.
Needs to feel responsible for own functional area, but also a critical part of the ultimate success or failure of entire operations
Able to deal with multiple requests, multiple bosses, etc
A “no surprise” mentality
Must have SAP experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience working for a global manufacturing company
Public accounting experience


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