Full Time Job

Manager, Global Finance Ops


Universal City, CA 09-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


Key Responsibilities:
• Closely manage the day-to-day accounting operations performed by both on & offshore teams; provide analytics to key business stakeholders for decision making; execute month end accounting close, review quarterly corporate submissions and reporting; provide support on both statutory and US financial audits and requests from participations and internal operational audits
• Ensure timeliness and accuracy of the overall monthly close activities as performed by both the on-shore and off-shore teams
• Act as mentor to onshore staff; develop them into mature financial advisors with a customer service orientation toward the dependent BPO and business stakeholders
• Provide excellent customer service to business stakeholders including addressing and resolving queries escalated by both on & offshore teams in a timely manner
• Serves as business partner by maintaining in-depth knowledge of the industry and accounting policies & principles.
• Review monthly metrics with BPO and business stakeholders, to improve processes and resolve issues.
• Work alongside R2R Global Process Owner to drive forward transformation initiatives
• Manage the transition of new processes from business units into Global Finance Operations via robust governance and documented standard operating procedures
• Collaborate within and across organization on key company-wide initiatives and to support the Finance transformation roadmap (people, process, technology)
• Research US GAAP as it relates to significant matters and provide accounting guidance to ensure compliance with US GAAP
• Manage all applicable SOX documentation, compliance and providing audit support to both internal and external auditors
• Identifying areas of control risk. Ensure that adequate and effective system of internal controls is maintained for reporting and analysis
• Support departmental strategic
• Other duties and special projects as needed


Work Experience:
• 5 + years' experience in public or private accounting with experience directly related to key responsibilities preferred
• 1 - 2 years' prior management experience required
• Solid work experience in general ledger accounting, month end close functions including account reconciliations, trial balance reviews, analysis, KPI & metrics
• Prior experience in an outsourced or global shared services environment
• Experience in implementing global processes and systems
• Experience in driving process improvement within a Finance organization
• Successful track record of development/delivery of complex solutions
• Experience with SAP ECC FI or other large ERP systems and subsystems
• Proficiency in a variety of systems including MS office suite of tools (Word, PowerPoint and high-level Excel spreadsheet such as familiarity of macros, pivot tables, lookup, IF functions)
• International experience preferred (understanding of currencies and FX)
• Entertainment industry preferred

Education or Certification:
• Bachelor's or advanced degree in Accounting
• CPA or MBA preferred

Desired Characteristics
Other Requirements:
• Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully in a multi-cultural environment with persons at all levels of the organization across all communications channels
• Demonstrated customer service orientation and proficiency in working with multiple Finance and Accounting customer groups across a very large global organization
• Able to quickly build rapport and establish credibility with stakeholders
• Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast-paced, high pressure, high volume environment; work well under tight deadlines
• Autonomously and resourcefully, delivers high quality, high-impact work, end-to-end
• Must be collaborative, team player, flexible and able to quickly adjust to changing priorities
• Supports an environment of intellectual curiosity
• Must have broad knowledge of US GAAP, with strong technical accounting, process and controls background
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to details a must.
• Experience in delivering system/process improvements and implementing projects within a finance organization
• Flexibility to work overtime or travel, as needed

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6py19-34-231-243-21-42 in your application.