|Job Ref:||28461BR||Employer:||Black & Veatch||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United States||County/State:||Kansas||City:||Overland Park||Address:||Post Date:||20/10/2016 01:02|
Responsible for overseeing the day to day activities and supervision, training and development of a group of professionals. Responsible for review of financial statements; preparation of various reports; implementation of accounting policy and technical research related to accounting issues. Serves as technical expert to internal clients and provides resolution of complex and/or high-risk issues regarding assigned financial reports and analysis. Works under minimal supervision. |
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Reporting: • Prepares, enters and posts limited complex journal entries. Review journal entries and statutory accounts. Management Reporting: • May assist with resolving complex variances. Identify and implement alternative solutions to prevent continued issues. • May provide guidance to team on cost coding questions as needed. May recommend improvement of cost code mapping, clarification of account description, elimination of duplicated or unused GL accounts. Audits: • Reviews audit deliverables for quality. May prepare complex deliverables as needed. Assist with managing audit deliverables. Regular interaction with external auditors. Compliance: • Manages and reviews complex government compliance filings. Ensures compliance with government regulations. Financial Applications and Systems: • May help troubleshoot system issues. Participates in various system implementations and enhancements related to financial systems. Consolidation (Statutory): • Review statutory account analysis. Presents results to management. • Reviews new firm checklist and new firm request form to assess new firms and determines placement in structure; reviews and approves consolidation journal entries. Assigns statutory accountant resource to firm. Acts as liaison for creation of new firms with other departments. Consolidation (Corporate Reporting): • Prepares monthly/quarterly complex financial statements and various reports. Reviews financial statements and reports for accuracy. Assists with coordinating monthly and quarterly financial deliverables to management. • Reviews and approves consolidation entries. Account Reconciliations: • Reviews account reconciliations and manages resolution of escalated reconciliation issues. Ensures reconciliations are being completed. Identifies and/or reviews risk and opportunities and assesses reasonableness of balances. • Recognizes impact of interfirm transactions and related elimination process; coordinates resolution of issues. Reviews and approves alternative solutions to prevent continued issues. Technical Guidance: • Recommends and may implement policies related to accounting procedures. Supervisory & Resource Management: • As a manager, provides direction to an assigned group. Oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions. Aligns individual report's goals with that of department, business and corporation. Evaluates staff training needs to prepare for growth and development. • Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively developed, implemented, and communicated for workgroup. Ensures adherence to corporate and business programs. • Identifies and may assess improvement opportunities. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities. Internal Clients: • Moderate interactions with the businesses including DFOs, upper management and executives; Legal, HR, Accounting Operations, Payroll, Treasury, Tax and Financial Applications.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience. Typically 7+ years related experience.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Master Business Administration (MBA) or MS in Accounting, preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or certified accountant, a plus. Experience in hiring and supervising professionals preferred. Preferred Technical Competencies: • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Intermediate • Microsoft Access, Basic • Knowledge of Black & Veatch Systems, Advanced • Knowledge of percent complete accounting, Intermediate • Technical accounting knowledge, Intermediate • Knowledge of Financial Statement analysis, Intermediate • Knowledge of foreign currency terminology and concepts, Intermediate Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Customer Focus • Organizing • Planning • Written Communications • Drive for Results • Informing • Peer Relationships • Dealing with Ambiguity • Business Acumen • Decision Quality • Problem Solving • Developing Direct Reports and Others • Presentation Skills • Confronting Direct Reports
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females