Siemens Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting in Orlando, Florida
Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting
Job Family: Finance
Division: Wind Power and Renewables
Business Unit: Onshore
Requisition Number: 200519
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
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
Siemens Wind Power, Inc. is seeking an experienced Accounting professional for Financial Statements and Consolidation in Orlando, FL. This role will be an integral part of the team that provides oversight and monitoring of the closing, consolidation and financial reporting processes. The candidate must possess the ability to proactively engage internal customers at various levels of the organization, facilitate healthy channels for communications, and successfully support the management of, and provide overall direction to, the organization regarding changes to accounting policy and working within the framework to fulfill both internal and external financial reporting requirements while also liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.
Oversight of the closing, consolidation and reporting processes to ensure a high level of data quality.
Work closely with various internal departments to ensure an efficient closing and reporting process.
Provide technical assistance, support and guidance to internal customers on various topics such as reporting requirements, financial reports and exceptional transactions.
Delivery of financial reports to external or internal auditors.
Work with other finance and non-finance departments on ad-hoc special projects as needed.
Identify, develop and drive process efficiencies that improve accuracy, quality and timeliness of financial data and other department deliverables.
Champion and foster an environment of continuous improvement with primary emphasis on process re-engineering and automation of existing procedures
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university.
8-10 years experience in a large corporation accounting environment with demonstrated accounting and business process knowledge combined with SAP experience focused on financial processes and modules.
Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Specific SAP knowledge/experience desired: FI module: GL account maintenance, depreciation runs, validation rules. CO module: activity types, internal orders, overhead and accrual calculations, assessment cycles, settlement programs, profitability analysis
Strong and demonstrated analytical skills and problem solving skills
Strong appreciation for the importance of ensuring accuracy in all levels of financial reporting.
Strong understanding and use of IFRS/US GAAP including experience in complex accounting issues and application of accounting principles
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
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 or other Equivalent Professional Certification preferred
MBA a plus
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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