Sr General Ledger Accountant - Tulsa, OK
What's the role?
The Senior Accountant assists in the preparation of financial statements and analysis for assigned Market Organization(s) within the Shared Service Center. This position executes proper internal controls for assigned Market Organization(s) and ensures Region compliance with the Corporate Finance Manual. In addition, the Senior Accountant leads global projects for the Region.
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 & year-end close activities for assigned Market Organization(s) and assigned Region, including timelines, calendars, 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.
Lead global or local accounting process implementations and projects.
Ensure that accounting records for assigned region are kept in accordance with internal accounting standards (Hilti Finance Manual) as well as legal requirements and deadlines.
Understand and drive 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.
Mentor and support members of the General Ledger Accounting team, advising on adherence to global and local accounting standards and Hilti accounting processes.
Influence finance & non-finance stakeholders and successfully communicate with them regarding General Ledger topics.
Lead 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 Region 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, act as change agent in the Shared Service Center/Region.
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 and monitor that all General Ledger internal controls are being properly executed for assigned Region, coaching General Ledger Accountants as needed.
Support cross-functional internal control improvements between teams within the Shared Service Center.
Ensure Region compliance with the Corporate Finance Manual.
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 domestically and internationally.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people and success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, required
- Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, preferred
- Minimum five (5) years’ professional work experience, required
- 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
- Strong project management skills with ability to adapt and drive organizational evolution
- Desire to work in collaboration with highly diverse teams
- Early adopter mentality with a willingness towards continuous learning
- Analytically and conceptually savvy with strong functional expertise in Accounting and Finance
- Proactive mindset and hands-on approach
- Ambition to develop within the finance organization (future international mobility is a plus)
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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