Manager, Technical Accounting

4 months ago
Las Colinas
Texas

Overview:

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify and evaluate transactions, complex accounting judgments and financial results ensuring that US GAAP and company policy are appropriately followed and documented.
  • Monitor and lead implementation of new accounting standards, including revenue recognition and leasing, as well as initiatives designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal control compliance.
  • Interact frequently with Celanese leadership, global accounting centers, finance, business strategy & development and legal functional teams and other personnel in a team-focused environment.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of US GAAP training globally to accounting centers and other finance and business functions.
  • Participate in the review and development of company policies and procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with the corporate audit team on new accounting standards and complex issues.

Qualifications:

  • Clear and demonstrated understanding of US-GAAP and SEC reporting with ability to apply and communicate knowledge.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to lead and present to a broad range of functional employees including an executive audience.
  • Strong expertise in excel
  • Detailed SAP experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience addressing accounting issues with consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition and leases.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Highly skilled researcher; Quick problem solver
  • Excellent attention to detail and proved leadership and organizational skills.
  • Highly motivated, reliable, accurate and able to work independently.
  • Ability to travel on a limited basis (estimated to be less than 10%)

 

  • Experience in performing due diligence on potential acquisition targets, including modeling and forecasting.

 

  • 8+ years experience, inclusive of recent and significant public accounting experience at a large international accounting firm.
  • CPA or equivalent is mandatory, MBA or other Master’s equivalent degree preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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