Siemens Accountant - General Ledger in Orlando, Florida

Accountant - General Ledger

Locations:Orlando, Florida

Job Family: Finance

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Job Description

Division: Wind Power and Renewables

Business Unit: Onshore

Requisition Number: 200365

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Over the past decade, Siemens has established itself as a leader in America’s wind energy industry with over 5,000 “Made for America” wind turbines installed across the U.S. Siemens is committed to growing wind power through products that are proven, reliable, and durable – striving to drive down costs and increase wind as a share of the nation’s energy mix. A national network of service technicians keep turbines operating at maximum capacity.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/wind-power-and-renewables.htm

Job Description:

Position Overview

Siemens Wind Power, Inc. is seeking a General Ledger Accountant in Orlando, FL. This position will require experience and technical knowledge of IFRS/GAAP and its application to complex business transactions. The role will have direct involvement in the accounting for Siemens Wind Power.

Responsibilities

  • Support Siemens Wind Power in general ledger accounting and related account reconciliations.

  • Review, analysis and oversight to the general ledger processes and data.

  • Validation of accuracy of general ledger processes and controls.

  • Provide insight for general ledger accounts within a designated area of subject matter expertise.

  • Reporting of financial statement fluctuations.

  • Delivery of general ledger information for external or internal auditors and/or divisional review purposes.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university.

  • 2-5 years experience in general ledger accounting for a large, multi-national organization

  • A strong understanding use of IFRS, FASB and US GAAP accounting principles.

  • Strong and demonstrated analytical skills and presentation skills

  • Accounting background and skills with excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and experience with financial reporting software

  • Proven critical thinking skills and ability to apply technical guidelines to complex accounting problems

  • Strong appreciation for the importance of ensuring accuracy in all levels of financial reporting

  • Experience and familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley

  • Working knowledge of general business practices

  • Ability and desire to plan, control, and contribute to solving complex problems

  • Self-driven and resourceful to meet deadlines, achieve goals, work independently as well as work well in teams or groups

  • Excellent communication, writing, reporting skills to effectively communicate technical financial information

  • Flexibility to multi-task and adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities – ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Amount of travel with the position: 5%

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • CPA preferred

  • MBA from an accredited college or university.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/PayTransparencyNotice_JRFQA508c.pdf .