Sr. Accountant (Controls Lead) in St. Augustine, FL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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SUMMARY
Sr. Accountant position responsible for overseeing compliance, monitoring and controls for $1B Division. This position is responsible for coordinating and maintaining, with help from parent company, a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of our risk management, internal control and governance process. This position will lead and coordinate self- testing activities, assist with audit preparation and with help from parent company, establish processes to support company objectives. This position will be responsible for implementing new GAAP pronouncements throughout the division, as well as assist with integration efforts for newly acquired companies.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* Document and maintain internal accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance.
* Lead in preparation and oversight of internal and external audit engagements.
* Manage internal and external audit requirements and issue resolutions. This includes working with parent company and sister companies.
* Maintain the repository of documentation, monitoring evidence, and internal policy.
* Provide summary status reports to management and business units on a regular basis.
* Coordinate and track progress of self-testing performed by the company. This includes complete monitoring for centralized activities
* Review self-testing results, including identifying control discrepancies, and report results to management and the parent company.
* Develop remediation plans and monitor efforts to resolve control deficiencies.
* Maintain an understanding of processes that have a direct impact on the company's financial statements.
* Assist with research of accounting pronouncements to determine impact on the company's operations.
* Evaluate and Test controls centered around segregation of duties.
* Train locations on the objectives of new controls, including control requirements and their effect on company's objective within the control environment.
* Foster and maintain key relationships throughout the organization and facilitate teamwork across sites and parent company.
* Assist with integration of acquisitions this includes the following:

* Migrate new company to use/understand Corporate policies.
* Assist with month end close until acquired company can complete close in time necessary.
* Implement monitoring process.
* Review opening Balance Sheet.
* Assist with standardizing Balance Sheet reconciliations.
* Assist with preparation of various tax requests (i.e. corporate tax packages, compliance information).
* Locate and define new process improvement opportunities with the accounting department.
* Assist with close activities and special projects as necessary.*Other duties may be assigned*SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES
* This job has no supervisory responsibilities
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands
and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

TRAVEL
Occasional travel may be required. Travel time estimated at less than 15%.


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

* Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance; minimum of five years of Public Accounting experience.
* Preferred: Internal and/or External Audit experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
* LANGUAGE SKILLS
* CPA certification preferred
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* The position requires the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, the ability to write routine reports and correspondence and the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
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* The position requires the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. JOB SKILLS
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* Excellent organizational and communication skills.
* Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
* Strong Excel and Microsoft Office skills.
* Hyperion software experience preferred.
* ERP software experience (SAP preferred).
* AuditBoard and Blackline software experience preferred.
* Change Control Management experience.
* Continuous improvement mindset.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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