Corporate Accountant, Sr.

Job ID
2017-4682
# of Openings
1
Hours From
8:30 AM
Days Worked
Monday-Friday
Hours To
5:00 PM

Overview

Imagine being part of a company like Ricoh Electronics, Inc (REI) with a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement and steady company growth.  Imagine working for a leading manufacturer as REI with advanced office automation equipment, thermal media and toner products.  Imagine growing with the global Ricoh network of 80,000 employees in 150 countries, with $22 billion in annual sales.

 

We are seeking a talented Corporate Accountant, Sr. with superior analytical and problem solving skills, detail-oriented and organized, tech-savvy(Adv'd Excel), and good communication and presentation skills.  The position will be located in our Buford, GA office, and will be reporting to the Assistant Division Manager-Corporate Finance and Accounting.

 

The core function of the Corporate Accountant, Sr. will be to perform complex accounting assignments to maintain the Company general ledger and related accounting systems according to accounting standards and principles.

Responsibilities include

Corporate Accountant, Sr. Responsibilities:

  • May perform accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets and tax audits to support department during staff or management absences.
  • Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, including suspense accounts, reserve accounts, and cash accounts.  Reviews and verifies account analysis and reconciliation packages with supporting schedules.
  • Leads month-end closing. Prepares reconciliations or reviews the work of others to ensure that accounts are accurate and closed per schedule.  Prepares and reviews inter-company reconciliations with RAC and RCL. Prepares necessary accruals, adjusting entries and company reserves.
  • May lead Corporate Accounting external audit. Responds to external auditor inquiries and provides documentation, as required.  Participates in tests of key controls. Provides documentation and responds to questions of state tax auditors.
  • Stays abreast of new accounting policies and methodologies. Applies new standards to recommend and implement modifications to current accounting procedures.
  • Maintains and updates accounting system database structure, including trees and tables, with cost centers, chart of accounts and related information.
  • Prepares REI's portion of the federal income tax return, state income tax return, FAS109 compliance schedules, and expense and income allocation schedules. Reconciles tax accruals, tax reserves, cushions, net changes and tax provisions. Monitors and reviews taxing authority notices, tax laws and legislation to minimize exposure and ensure compliance. Collects, research, validates data and prepares reports to support tax audits and the preparation of federal, state, and local reports and returns.
  • May serve as back-up in performing fixed assets accounting activities.
  • Prepares, consolidates, reviews, and verifies the accuracy of financial reports.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Trains, orients, and assigns and checks the work of lower level staff.
  • Daily interaction with internal management and staff in corporate accounting, cost accounting, business planning, and other internal departments. Interaction normally involves exchanging information and giving guidance and direction on accounting policies and procedures. 
  • Regularly interacts with Ricoh Family Group companies to exchange information and respond to requests for information.
    Represents functional area on task forces, requiring the need to gain cooperation and influence others. Some contacts are at senior levels.
  • Works on complex issues of very broad scope.  Analysis of situations or data requires creativity and an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Oversees the selection of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Qualified candidates will possess

Corporate Accountant, Sr. Qualifications:

  • Prefer Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or Bachelor's Degree, same fields, along with either a CPA or CMA certification.
  • 8 + years working with complex accounting assignments - general ledger accounting experience in a corporate manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical, multi-tasking, problem solving, research, organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills. 
  • Consistent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees and external auditors.
  • Proven characteristics of confidentiality, ethics and integrity and leadership skills.
  • Pro-active attitude with regard to identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Advanced expertise with Excel specifically, and Word and Power-Point. 
  • Intermediate usage with ERP Accounting Software and Programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of a broad range accounting practices and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Working knowledge of US Tax Code. 


    AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with

    Disabilities,EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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