Global Sr. Accountant (HID1160)

Location: 
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
2020-08-05
Job Type: 
Full-time

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

Summary

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the proper accounting for assigned complex reconciliations, performing research and data analysis as well as financial statement validation and participating in month end close activities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare and maintain assigned account reconciliations in accordance with policy. Alert management of any significant issues identified and recommend solutions.
  • Researches “month on month” and “year on year” variances and determines drivers of unusual changes.
  • Reviews transactions to ensure compliance with Accounting policies and procedures, as required which can include contracts, orders and vouchers.
  • Familiar with IFRS – International Financial Reporting Standard. 
  • Perform root cause analysis of variances and document appropriately
  • Participate in 2-day month end closing process.
  • Assists with Reconciliation Review process.
  • Assists in the preparation of Audit schedules.
  • Works with team members to address various accounting issues as needed and required.
  • Prepares Benefit reconciliations, investigates differences and reviews findings with senior management.
  • Owns the allocation process, including updates, ensuring accuracy for global entities.
  • Understands the internal legacy computer systems (Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management, and Cubeware); in order to retrieve historical data (including downloads of data into Excel or other applications).
  • Take a leadership role in and drives completion of special projects with minimal direction.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • BS in Accounting or related field.
  • MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 8 -10 years of experience in similar role.
  • Experience with accounting for the full order-to-cash cycle.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply Accounting/Financial policies and procedures
  • Ability to understand the financial impact of the transactions
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of multiple concurrent and diversified tasks, while working with deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Advanced MS Excel a plus
  • Experience in Benefit accounting a plus
  • Detail oriented

 

Language Skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.

 

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Comfortable with advanced ERP system such as Oracle.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

 

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  

 

HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.