General Ledger Accountant - Tulsa, OK
What's the role?
The Accountant assists in the preparation of financial statements and analysis for assigned Market Organization(s). This position executes accounting processes maintaining Hilti’s Internal Control System. The Accountant participates in special management projects as needed.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Perform compliant General Ledger processes by executing and coordinating the month and year-end close activities for assigned Market Organization(s) including timelines, calendars, and Month-End Close Review calls, GL Master data, and maintaining adequate ledgers (balances and P&L)
Review and keep balance sheet up to date and post accurate accruals, prepayments, and provisions
Ensure that accounting records for assigned Market Organization(s) are kept in accordance with internal accounting standards (Hilti Finance Manual) as well as legal requirements and deadlines
Execute proper internal controls for assigned Market Organization(s) within the Shared Service Center, ensuring consistent filing and ensuring compliance with group requirements and deadlines
Understand the General ledger KPIs (key performance indicators), looking continuously for areas of improvement
Be a sparring partner for the FBPs by linking business decisions to accounting processes and by delivering and improving agreed General Ledger services to the entities in scope
Influence finance & non-finance stakeholders and successfully communicate with them regarding General Ledger topics
Support global or local accounting projects & tool implementations for the General Ledger Accounting team and entities in scope
Perform all GL Accounting functions related to period close, including but not limited to post entries, reconcile accounts, variance analysis, and management reports, for assigned Market Organization(s)
Coordinate requests from internal and external auditors for assigned Market Organization(s) and assist with annual internal and external audits by preparing assigned schedules, providing supporting documentation, and meeting with auditors as needed
Consistently challenge the status quo, identifying areas to improve compliance
Identify opportunities for and drive continuous process improvement for efficiency gains, working with peers and cross-functional teams to implement improvements
Execute proper internal controls for assigned Market Organization(s) within the Shared Service Center
Support cross-functional internal control improvements between teams within the Shared Service Center.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with unrivaled training, and development as soon as you’re ready for the next challenge.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business or equivalent experience, required
- Minimum two (2) years’ financial accounting and/or financial analysis experience
- Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred
- Strong communication (verbal, written) skills
- Strong computer skills including but not limited to MS Office Suite and SAP ERP
- Strong problem solving, organizational, time management skills and attention to detail
- Desire to work in collaboration with highly diverse teams
- Analytically and conceptually savvy with strong functional expertise in Accounting and Finance
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
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