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Finance | Financial Reporting | Senior Accountant

Corporate Services - Finance Detroit

At AlixPartners we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. We prize diversity and inclusion, the intellectually curious, the inventive, and the forward-thinking. We invite you to influence the way we work, and define the way we embrace tomorrow.

What you’ll do

As a member of the Global Corporate Accounting team, the Financial Reporting Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring high quality and timely global consolidated financial statement reporting and acts as a key resource to the organization for accounting guidance and support.

The Financial Reporting Senior Accountant position is located in Southfield, MI, reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager. Paid relocation may be considered.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual global consolidated financial statements including financial disclosures.
  • Research U.S. GAAP technical accounting guidance to ensure compliance with existing standards and understand impact of pending standards.
  • Perform monthly financial statement analytical review procedures.
  • Assist with the implementation of new accounting standards and advise on accounting treatment for complex or unique transactions.
  • Develop corporate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Act as a key point of contact for external auditors and provide audit coordination and support.
  • Complete or assist in financial reporting for various international operations statutory requirements and U.S. government economics reporting. Review differences between local statutory financial statements and U.S. GAAP reporting for reasonableness.
  • Support integration of financial reporting for newly acquired entities. Ensure consistency of financial statement methodologies and classification across entities.
  • Support accounting for stock-based compensation.
  • Identify opportunities to further leverage financial systems; improve efficiency and effectiveness of internal and external financial reporting.
  • Act as a business partner to colleagues across functions and consulting communities. Proactively provide information and solutions. Serve as a key resource to the organization for accounting and financial reporting guidance and support.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues to continuously improve the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of financial statements.
  • Additional responsibilities as identified.
  • This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with emphasis in accounting required.
  • CPA with minimum 3 years public accounting experience required (Big 4 or large regional firm preferred).
  • Advanced and broad analytical and technical accounting skills.
  • Self-motivated. Initiates activities with high degree of drive, passion, and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact with and present to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Refines work processes and deliverables to ensure a great customer experience.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet strict deadlines. Ability to work independently and under time constraints.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Ability to form sustainable relationships with colleagues within and across functional areas.
  • Must be familiar with, and promote and abide by, all Firm values as defined by the AlixPartners’ Code of Conduct and in terms of Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday.

In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a competitive compensation package including an excellent benefit program (health, vision, dental, disability, 401K, tuition reimbursement).

AlixPartners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Silver award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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All genuine AlixPartners vacancies are located on the AlixPartners website. AlixPartners does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and interviews will be held in-person or via a secure video tool. AlixPartners does not engage with candidates via platforms such as VIBER, Google Hangouts or other instant messaging platforms.

Employer and Job Posting Disclaimer

All genuine AlixPartners vacancies are located on the AlixPartners website. AlixPartners does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and interviews will be held in-person or via a secure video tool. AlixPartners does not engage with candidates via platforms such as VIBER, Google Hangouts or other instant messaging platforms.