Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Technical Accountant- Remote Opportunity in Attleboro, Massachusetts
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The Senior Technical Accountant will be expected to partner and collaborate with various cross-functional stakeholders on new and complex transactions to understand, research and document the accounting treatment in policies and position papers. This ideal candidate is a motivated, self-starter who has a good grasp on accounting principles (prior experience in revenue recognition, lessor accounting or purchase price accounting would be a plus). This person must be an excellent communicator, both verbally and written. Strong people skills are a must to effectively work with a wide range of roles at differing levels.
Verify, allocate, post and reconcile financial information
Analyze current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Liaise with management to improve financial procedures
Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
Experience / Qualifications
A university degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Doctorate degree)
Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers
Interpret U.S. GAAP and IFRS accounting standards to determine the accounting and financial reporting treatment for complex and/or unusual transactions or agreements (previous experience with ASC 606 and ASC 805 recommended)
Prepare technical accounting whitepapers for significant transactions
Proactively partner and collaborate with accounting operations, other finance functions, key business stakeholders, internal audit and external auditors
Prepare, review and analyze financial statements to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of financial reporting
Execute on monthly closing procedures by preparing monthly journal entries and accounting reconciliations
Own the end to end accounting process for certain areas rolling into technical accounting such as stock-based compensation, pension plans and equity impacting transactions
Execute and deliver upon ad hoc projects that arise for complex or unusual transactions or agreements
Maneuver and execute required reporting and analysis through retrieval of data from Oracle EBS and Oracle Analytics
Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.
Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.
As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together
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