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Director, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations

Company: Culligan International
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities:The Director, Corporate Accounting & Consolidations will oversee Culligan's Corporate and Consolidation Accounting teams and is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of the Company's monthly financial results. The position will be responsible for providing mentorship and leadership to Corporate and Segment accounting teams, identifying efficiency opportunities, maintaining strong internal control policies and procedures, and leading the implementation of key financial close initiatives and Corporate financial system enhancements. The position will work closely with finance leaders in external Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Financial Systems, Internal Audit and the Company's operating segments. Specific Job Function:Establish month-end close policies and procedures and oversee the month-end close to ensure timely and accurate reporting of enterprise-wide resultsReview and perform variance analysis on Corporate segment and assist in the preparation of Corporate month-end reporting packages for senior leadersIdentify accounting process opportunities and efficiencies and propose technology driven solutions working across functional teamsEnsure consistent coding and recognition of transactions across operating segments and in accordance with US GAAPServe as a key contact to internal and external auditor and support the preparation of financial statement footnote and disclosuresVerify all Corporate and consolidation balances are properly reconciled and supportedEnsure key processes and controls are documented and operating effectively and identify / remediate control gapsIn partnership with Culligan's financial systems team, maintain center-lead financial systems and applications that support the month-end closeComplete other ad hoc projects as neededRequirements:Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance requiredChartered Accountant or CPA required.Minimum 8 years of experience in a multinational environmentExperience managing consolidations in a global and multi-currency environmentEnergetic and self-motivated individual with a willingness to take hands-on ownership of projectsHighest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organizedAdvanced Microsoft Office, Hyperion (BPC, OneStream, or other) and systems experienceCompetencies:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies in this position.Goal & Detail Oriented; Strong Analytic and Problem-Solving Skills; Sound Judgment/Decision Making; Self-starter, Strong Organization and Planning skills; Effective CommunicatorExperienceRequiredExperience managing consolidations in a global and multi-currency environmentChartered Accountant or CPA required.8 year(s): Minimum 8 years of experience in a multinational environmentEducationRequiredBachelors or better in Accounting or related field

Keywords: Culligan International, Des Plaines , Director, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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