What does a typical day look like for the Pension Accounting Lead?
- Act as a 'trusted business advisor' by providing accounting guidance on pension matters.
- Maintain a globally harmonized pension process.
- Collaborate with other global accounting teams and areas of the business including Treasury and Actuaries.
- Prepare and present quarterly results to senior management.
- Ensure recording of all transactions is in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, the company's accounting policies, and local statutory principles.
- Coordinate and review the 10-K and 10-Q pension-related SEC disclosures.
- Support external auditors on inquiries related to pension matters.
What qualifications do you look for?
- 7+ years of progressive accounting experience.
- In-depth knowledge of US GAAP accounting rules.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
- Professional level of understanding of business dynamics that affect pension plans, and pension valuations and calculations.
- Previous experience with external disclosures of 10-Q and 10-K’s and Treasury Functions.
- Previous experience providing and presenting comprehensive and meaningful information and accounting guidance to the various stakeholders noted above.
- Must have demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work independently and support senior executives on accounting matters in a timely fashion.
We’re extra impressed by:
- Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
What else should I know?
- This position requires occasional travel to Southbury, Connecticut.