Senior Accountant, International Consolidation

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GENERAL PURPOSE:
Responsible for general ledger functions including the preparation of international offices accounting journal entries, consolidation and elimination, intercompany cross charge, related reconciliations, statutory annual reporting, and audit. Also responsible for assigned corporate account analysis, internal management reporting, and financial statements preparation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Manage the general ledger and close activities for all international offices to ensure accurate and timely close.
  • Work with international accountants to prepare journal entries and reconciling international cash accounts and revaluation of foreign currency translation
  • Prepare account reconciliations, elimination of intercompany transactions, annual statutory reporting, and required audit
  • Work with business partners and international accountants to resolve intercompany discrepancies as needed
  • Prepare intercompany reimbursement billing to cross-charge appropriate legal entities
  • Collaborate with Tax team to perform appropriate intercompany accounting activities for transfer pricing agreement, including reconciliation
  • Work with international accountants to reconcile local books to US book
  • Prepare and file statutory annual reports timely and accurately
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures for international offices to maintain consistency and accuracy of information, including in compliance with company policies and internal control SOX framework.
  • Establish internal control procedures and ensure compliance to maintain data integrity
  • Design and maintain procedures and system flow to ensure efficient, timely and quality data
  • Preparation of internal management reporting including variance explanations, budgeting and forecasting
  • Anticipate current accounting or operational issues or events and propose recommendations
  • Coordinates the preparation and review of general accounting workpapers related to quarterly and annual examinations of financial statements by external auditors
  • Assist in system implementation to ensure accuracy and data integrity
  • Complete special projects as assigned

COMPETENCIES:
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Support and Commitment
  • Teamwork
  • Drive Results
  • Communication (Oral and Written)
  • Accuracy and Quality
  • Process improvement
  • Attention to Detail

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting is required
  • CPA a plus
  • Five years or more of related accounting experience including international accounting and consolidation
  • Must have experience and strong understanding of intercompany eliminations, foreign currency translation, and topside adjusting entries. Solid knowledge of consolidations accounting.
  • Strong organization and analytical skills.
  • Problem-solver who can deliver results and implement solutions to support international business future growth.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform job functions independently, prioritizes multiple tasks, and performs accurately with short deadlines.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft TEAM collaboration tool, virtual meetings, etc.
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP. Thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice
  • Ability to cope with pressure and changing priorities

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

DISCLAIMER
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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