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Accounting Manager in Exton, PA at CRS Group

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Accounting Manager
Duration: 6 month contract
Location: Exton, PA
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Accounting Manager for one of our clients in the Exton area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
Maintain the overall control and coordination of the business systems support processes by:
  • Ensure timely and accurate application of compliance strategies by the Exton based accounting function
  • Complete GBS Managements assessment of Internal Controls
  • Participates in IT projects to ensure controls are embedded
  • Ensure enabling technologies have embedded controls and if not develops and implements appropriate controls
  • Ensure adherence to Shire’s overall compliance processes
  • Develops controls testing strategy in collaboration with Internal Controls and Business Support, internal and external audit
  • Act as subject matter expert for any issues relating to the controls compliance
  • Develops and conducts compliance training for GBS employees
  • Performs controls testing and reports findings and proposed remediation to top management
  • Liaise with counterparts in other GBS centers to solve issues, to knowledge share and maintain consistency
  • Stays up-to-date on compliance regulations to ensure GBS adherence
  • Provides support to internal and external audit as needed
  • Provides leadership to the maintenance of controls and process documentation
  • Establishes and implements the strategy for the maintenance of controls and process documentation
  • Understand relevant business risks, perform appropriate risk assessment, and recommend mitigation plans
  • Ensures controls documentation is kept up-to-date

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or other relevant area
  • 8 years’ experience from performing a similar role
  • Excellent knowledge of processes within R2R, P2P, I2C and HR processes
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems (strong preference for SAP and JDE)
  • Good knowledge of enabling technologies
  • Experience of working in a shared service or large multinational company environment
  • Supervisory experience

  • Big 4 audit background; CPA Certification
  • Experience of SAP, JDE and Hyperion HFM
  • Experience from the pharmaceutical industry
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Able to work on own initiative and with others under pressure and to demanding deadlines while managing conflicting demands
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently in an undefined environment
  • A demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross functional team
  • Ability to manage different priorities and deliver them to a high quality, demonstrating a “hands on” approach where necessary to enable the team to meet all of its objectives
  • Open and communicative – able to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, both within and outside Finance
  • Strong analytical skills – able to identify anomalies in data and solve them quickly and effectively
  • Strong customer service focus – understand customer needs and possess the desire and ability to meet and exceed those expectations, demonstrating a high commitment to quality delivery
  • Ability to solve problems and think creatively – capacity to provide pragmatic solutions and have the drive to see these through to a successful conclusion
  • Ability to handle change effectively and deal with ambiguity

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.