Corporate Accounting Senior Manager

Deluxe Corporation Shoreview , MN 55126

Posted 2 months ago

Req ID#: 14240BR

Description

The Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting to Reporting is responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial information and lead the general accounting processes. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation as well as account reconciliations, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, process improvements, internal control compliance, SOX, and the support of budget and forecast activities. This position will require a focus on coaching and professional development for a team of 7 direct reports and 2 indirect reports.

Accountabilities:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate monthly consolidated accounting close through effective coordination of processes and practices with division accounting teams while promoting strong fiscal period internal controls.

  • Subject matter expert on enterprise accounting policies to collaborate with the Corporate Accounting Policy team and other finance and accounting teams to understand, apply and provide advice on accounting and reporting issues that arise. Provide education, training, and support to business areas related to accounting policies.

  • Management of the account reconciliation policy, process and practices. Ensure account reconciliation policy and deadlines are adhered to and report summarized results to senior management.

  • Attract, recruit, and retain highly trained and motivated accounting staff. Train, mentor and manage accounting staff. Establish and communicate clear performance expectations, provide feedback and conduct performance reviews.

  • Monitor and analyze department work to increase team efficiency while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Oversight of complex accounting activities, such as environmental reserve, pension benefit plans, inter-company transactions, consolidations, etc.

  • Establish and monitor processes and controls necessary to comply with SOX and internal control requirements and procedures related to accounting practices. Coordinate internal and external audit activities.

  • Subject matter expert for ERP and other business system projects.

  • Maintain governance of general ledger chart of accounts, profit center & cost center structure, and user access to general ledger.

Required: Education: Bachelors in accounting

Experience:

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • 5+ years of management experience (management of greater than 5 staff)
  • 3+ years of public accounting experience and CPA (inactive)

Critical knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of US general accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

  • Proficiency in SAP or larger ERP system

  • Sound analytical and critical thinking skills with a strategic mindset

  • Ability to lead and effectively manage change in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to influence and challenge through effective verbal and written communication and collaboration across all levels of the organization

  • Self-starter with curiosity to dig into details and find solutions to reach objectives

  • Proven ability to develop employees

  • Strong relationship building skills and capability to build a support network

  • Efficient modeling capabilities and advanced knowledge of Excel with strong attention to detail

Deluxe Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or presentation, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status or any other status protected by state or federal law.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

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