General Ledger Team Lead

Amdocs Chesterfield , MO 63005

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID: 96197

Required Travel :No Travel

Who are we?

At Amdocs, our purpose is to enrich lives and progress society. With our creativity and technology, we help make a better connected world. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve the leading players in the communications and media industry, enabling next-generation experiences in 85 countries. Our cloud-native, open and dynamic portfolio of digital solutions, platforms and services brings greater choice, faster time to market and flexibility, to better meet the evolving needs of our customers as they drive growth, transform and take their business to the cloud. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.1 billion in fiscal 2019. For more information, visit Amdocs at

In one sentence

The General Ledger Team Lead will have 5-7 years of experience in accounting and a solid understanding and application of US GAAP and will be responsible for managing a team of 2-3 accountants focused on closing multiple legal entities in North America.

What will your job look like?

  • Ensuring proper accounting and reporting for all areas of the balance sheet and Income Statement for US GAAP financials and assisting in tax provisions and filings

  • This role will require strong management and leadership and will interface with several other functional teams including divisional finance, corporate finance, treasury, tax and other units.

  • The GL Team Lead will be responsible for reviewing and ensuring high quality and timely delivery of all work products of the GL accountants on their team.

  • This will include accurate explanations of variances in the accounts & linkage of these to changes in the business, set expectations of the balances and provide active support in explaining variances over time.

  • The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of US GAAP.

  • The candidate will need strong planning and organizational skills in order to ensure monthly compliance with all required deadlines and project timelines.

All you need is...

  • 5-7 years of Accounting experience with emphasis in North America

  • Public Accounting Experience (Big 4 -preferred)

  • Accounting Degree and CPA certification

  • Foreign currency experience, including VAT and withholding tax experience preferred

  • Experience managing team of at least 2-3 accountants

  • Able to research and interpret GAAP, including strong understanding of internal controls

  • Ability to handle tight deadlines while ensuring accurate financial reporting


  • Global company experience

  • SAP experience

  • Ability to work in environment of rapid change

All Amdocs roles require strong verbal and written communications skills, position-appropriate mentoring/leadership abilities, ability to quickly master new systems and/or processes, capacity to stay organized while managing competing priorities, and a deep customer service orientation, both internally and externally.

Why you will love this job:

  • You will be a key member of a global, dynamic and highly collaborative team with various possibilities for personal and professional development

  • You will have the opportunity to work in multinational environment for the global market leader in its field

Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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