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Manager, Accounting Reporting

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We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives.  We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Manager, Accounting & Reporting

The role of the Manager within the Products & Services Controller Group requires the individual to perform procedures critical to ensuring the integrity of the financial statements in partnership with the Global Business Shared Service organization and Regional controller groups and finance teams. The Products & Services Accounting Manager will provide advisory support to the business teams across a number of areas, including accounting memos & policies, deal structures and terms and P&L line items and will ensure that strong controls are in place and are functioning as expected.
The ideal candidate is able to advise business partners; consults on complex technical accounting issues to final interpretation in order to ensure the integrity of the financials, and able to manage multiple priorities and work closely with cross-functional teams or customers. In this role, the individual is responsible for assisting the Director, Products & Services Controller in the following areas:
Major Accountabilities:
• Ensures integrity and accuracy of financials for certain verticals within Products & Services and has responsibility for ensuring compliance with policy and external and Corporate accounting requirements
• Prepares monthly quarterly and ad-hoc management reporting including variance analysis, technical position memos, executive presentations, etc.
• Evaluates financial and/or operational metrics and performances, summarizes findings and makes preliminary recommendations to leadership
• Guides financial decisions related to business transactions including revenue transactions, vendor agreements, and acquisitions and investments by providing accounting/regulatory advice and by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
• Performs contract reviews, prepares technical accounting memorandums and ensures appropriate accounting treatment as well as alignment with the approved business case
• Ensures a strong control environment by establishing, monitoring and enforcing operational and SOX controls based on corporate guidelines and general governance standards. Identify areas where controls can be strengthened
• Drives continual process improvement agenda
All About You:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline, Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant or equivalent
• Strong general accounting knowledge including US & International GAAP
• Process-minded change agent, with strong knowledge of Internal Controls and Sarbanes Oxley regulations, ability and experience to assess and design effective operational and financial controls
• Successfully drive and integrate change and cultivate a continuous improvement culture
• Established credibility as a trusted advisor to business partners and senior leadership on complex technical matters
• Proficient PC skills, especially Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Hyperion & Oracle a plus
• Excellent project management skills with strong analytical and financial skills
• Confident and poised Influencer who uses analytical and leadership skills to achieve goals
• Must be able to integrate knowledge across disciplines and demonstrate effective leadership with relationship development skills
• Market and industry knowledge a strong plus

Equal Opportunity Employer