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About Us:

We deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people’s lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

Reporting to the Director, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting, this role is considered a highly visible role within our company. The role will be an essential member of the Controller’s team, providing financial reporting (internal and external), technical accounting, financial policy, process, and control expertise to the organization. The Controller’s group interacts closely with other members of the organization including accounting operations, Corporate FP&A, Finance, Financial Shared Service, Investor Relations, Tax, Legal and external auditors to ensure accurate financial reporting/disclosures and full compliance with all external standards.

Key Job Activities:

  • Lead project management, preparation, and review of all external reporting with the SEC including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K (Earnings Release). External reporting includes six key areas: financial statement preparation, press release creation, script preparation, supporting presentation, internal communication, and SEC compliance.  Support the highest levels of consistency and cohesiveness in messaging across all areas. Statutory reporting includes compliance with local country financial and tax reporting requirements via project managing the planning, preparation, review, and approval/issuance.
  • Utilize your experience to further evolve disclosures and communications and take the initiative to be informed on leading trends on best practices for external reporting.  Benchmark these factors against other world class companies and interact with subject matter experts to provide insightful recommendations (e.g., disclosure effectiveness, SEC comment letter trends, strategic initiative communication, and emerging technologies).   Evolve external reporting to better disclose and articulate (i.) the primary business strategies and their impact on results (ii.) Environmental, social and governance actions and metrics the company uses, and (iii.)  improved transparency around the items we consider to be Non-GAAP or Adjusting items.
  • In the area of Statutory reporting:
    • Leading timely completion and compliance of international statutory reporting and audit requirements through monitoring of key dates (using a variety of project management and workflow tools (e.g., excel, SharePoint, and internal LEAD – Statutory repository browser).
    • Reviewing global statutory filings and reconciliations to US GAAP to ensure consistency of disclosures between US SEC filings and local filings, as well as understanding any differences in reporting or accounting principles applied between US filings and local filings. 
    • Preparing dashboard reporting on Statutory audit and filing status for all international entities, escalating issues and remediating project plans.
  • Participate and responsible for certain specialty accounting areas (e.g., debt/financing, stock-based compensation, legal and environmental contingencies, etc.). 
  • Operate cross functionally within the controllership to leverage external reporting responsibilities with consolidations, technical accounting and internal controls that enables the controllership to provide best in class accounting and reporting services to business unit and executive management and broader finance/accounting teams.  
  • Support various consolidation activities that connect into technical or external reporting areas consolidated financial statements, impacts of non-routine transaction (acquisitions, divestitures, impairments, etc.), legal entities transactions, among other activities.  
  • Maintain SOX and other required documentation to support the Company’s internal control environment and satisfy external audit requirements.
  • Work on special projects identified by senior management to find strategic solutions to issues facing a growing international company. This includes participation in trends in disclosures in areas such as Environmental, social and governance (ESG), system implementation, workflow automation, acquisitions, valuations, due diligence, divestitures, and necessary public filings due to transactions.
  • The role will work to drive the integrity, accuracy and transparency of our controllership commitments and identify and implement sustainable process and control improvements

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or related education preferred
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in accounting, reporting and finance roles/activities of increasing responsibility in public accounting and/or corporate finance/accounting
  • Experience in a more than $0.25 billion, multi-national company
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to focus on details
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills capable of interacting with staff, peers, and senior leadership competently and effectively.
  • Have a desire and flexibility to learn new things
  • Certified Public Accountant designation (preferable)
  • Public company experience (preferable)
  • Experience with SEC reporting tools such as Workiva (preferable)
  • Experience with consolidations tools – SAP/BPC or equivalent (preferable)

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred

Benefits:

Our company currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with our Team .

 

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