Accounting Manager, General Ledger GPO

Teradata Corporation Johns Creek , GA 30097

Posted 2 months ago

With all the investments made in analytics, it's time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It's time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It's the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today's analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

The Accounting Manager GL GPO functions as Global Process Owner for GL, Fixed Assets and Intercompany accounting. This role serves as a liaison to the company's outsource service provider for GL, FA and ICO Accounting, reviewing account reconciliations and reporting of financial results. This involves working closely with various departments such as Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Consolidations, Treasury, Payroll, Receivables, and Payables, to ensure proper accounting of subledger activities and related adjustments. Additionally, the GL GPO operates in coordination with local controllership within each region, Americas, EMEA and APAC.

This role also serves as a global subject matter expert (SME) for finished goods inventory accounting. With a basic understanding of transfer pricing and logistics, the inventory SME is highly involved in the accounting of hardware and software shipments internationally. As a result, this role is also responsible for reporting a portion of the Irish entity's financials, which includes execution of an annual statutory audit.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversight of accounting activities performed by outsourcing partner

  • Drive monthly close cycle and supplemental reporting process for Americas, EMEA and APAC.

  • Review of manual journal entry requests, as needed.

  • Review and approve of balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Administration of Balance sheet reconciliation QA process

  • Analysis and resolution of routine accounting issues

  • Various special projects (heavily involved in system upgrades and convergence)

  • Ad hoc responsibilities including support for internal/external auditors

Qualifications

Required:

Four-year degree in Accounting.

At least five years prior work experience within a general ledger team, preferably at a senior analyst level or higher

Systems aptitude is a requirement for this position. Ideal experience includes working knowledge of Oracle GL, Inventory, and other sub-ledger applications, Hyperion Financial Management, Workday Revenue Management, and proficiency in using Business Objects.

Strong understanding of inventory and revenue accounting.

Expert Microsoft Excel user; able to handle complex functions, pivot tables, and working with high volumes of data

Preferred:

MBA or CPA certification

Leadership experience

Additional skills and attributes for this position are as follows: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; process-oriented with a focus on continuous improvement; detail-oriented; quick learner and self-directed; results-oriented; organized; works well within a team; strong oral and written communications.


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