This role is a Group Manager role within the Corporate Accounting and Reporting (CAR) organization and is located in San Diego, CA. Areas of responsibility would encompass- Global Real Estate (build, buy, lease, improve), Global Fixed Assets, Marketing, Events, Prepayments, and Assurance oversight and training for accurate accounting of Purchase Orders and expense-related contracts. This leader is primarily responsible for ensuring that the accounting and operations functions are working strategically, accurately, efficiently, and aligned to our global practices and policies.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills with the ability to organize self and team to deliver against critical objectives and priorities. They will be able to navigate difficult issues and individuals successfully and align stakeholders in service to a common outcome. This leader will be able to independently design and implement strategies, operating mechanisms, and organize/deploy resources to plan for organizational capacity at scale both within team and in working across functions and business units. With accounting as the foundation, this leader leverages their business acumen and influence to tackle tough challenges and transform operations from an E2E perspective.
Strong interpersonal skills, savvy about players and the environment. Frequently manages up and out to peers and partners, not just down within own org.
Manages more junior managers and individual contributors. Ability to lead across multiple priorities and set strategic direction. Orchestrates team for effective execution.
Ability to deal with conflict effectively and use escalation appropriately
Communication is leveled, proactive, timely and broadly consumable. Complex issues are clearly framed, solving for simple.
Proven ability to create, develop and lead a high performing organization.
Actively attracts, develops, motivates and retains top talent within, and at times beyond, own org.
Catalyst and a champion of transformational change. Makes the case for change with partners. Deals effectively with ambiguity and change.
Exercises good judgment in managing E2E accounting and operational risk with appropriate transparency.
Anticipates risk, new/changed systems, process and accounting literature/regulations, assessing impact on current/future operations and overall environment.
Implements and maintains an effective internal control environment
Understands theory and application of relevant accounting literature and company policy.
Ability to research or direct research, resolve and/or propose accounting treatment and conclusions on identified risks and issues.
Confidence, good judgment, energy and personality to work in a dynamic, multi-business unit environment across all levels of management and across business units and functions
Strong end-to-end process/controls orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, project management, and problem solving skills
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, time prioritization, resource deployment, and risk assessment
Bachelors' degree in Finance/Accounting with minimum of 7 years' post-graduate experience; CPA/MBA highly desirable
Professional skepticism and a testing/validation mindset.
Strong PC, excel worksheet and MS Office skills.