Sr. Financial Analyst - Compliance and Technical Accounting

REQ: REQ-119349 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for overall management/implementation of accounting standards and monitor emerging accounting standards for North America, Latin America and Oceania (as needed) to determine impact including:

  • Manage policy revision process including updates and communications with management as well as the SharePoint site to support finance.  Ensure new policies are aligned with Panasonic policies.
  • Provide guidance on complex accounting matters including:
    • Conducting accounting research
    • Providing recommendations on the application of accounting standards
    • Document the company’s position with formal position papers
  • Responsible for the documentation and training of all lease and fixed asset policies and procedures, as well as, any required forms for all of Hussmann (lease expenditure request, capital expenditure request, lease vs. buy analysis, etc.).  In addition, responsible for reviewing for compliance on policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for assisting others in the business on lease vs. buy analysis, lease and capital expenditure request forms and project completion recap analysis.
  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the new lease management process related to ASC 842 and IFRS 16, which includes:
    • Assisting the business in the review of lease agreements / amendments
    • Working with the business on lease updates for expirations, options exercised, etc.
    • Set up of any new leases and any lease modifications into the lease software
  • Responsible for working with the business to develop the Long Term Business Plan and Annual Operating Plan for leases.
  • Overall management of Hussmann JSox/Internal Controls testing including annual self-assessment testing and annual internal audit.
  • Key contact with Panasonic Japan and PNA internal audit team.
  • Manage annual self-assessment testing related to JSox.
  • Assisting process owners as needed during annual self-assessment testing and internal audit.
  • Performing overall review of completed check-sheets and submission to Panasonic Japan headquarters.
  • Overall management of annual internal audit. 
  • Roll-out new process/check-sheets as directed by Japan or PNA.
  • Lead management and coordination of the quarterly review and annual external audit as well as completion of compilations.
  • Lead the completion of the required IFRS analysis and reporting of the IFRS adjustments to Panasonic Work with IT in execution of the annual access review as well as the evaluation of segregation of duties (SOD) conflicts.
  • Manage Levels of Authority (LOA’s) documents for Corporate as well as other US & non-US locations.
  • Engage with Hussmann process owners as needed to review controls and assist in process improvements.
  • Support various project teams to assist with developing automated controls and insure proper level of internal controls.
  • Overall management/review of government reporting.
  • Responsible for other special projects and analysis as required.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years Industry OR 4+ years Public Accounting Experience
  • CPA/CIA or equivalent certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access (Proficient using v-lookups, pivots and other formulas in excel).
  • Hyperion experience a plus.
  • Fixed Asset Experience and New Lease Accounting Knowledge a plus
  • Effective communication skills; customer service oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to generate new ideas and think independently; strong research and analysis skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Minimal travel required

REQ: REQ-119349 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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