The Technical Accounting Manager will be responsible for assisting with technical accounting projects, and maintenance of Dole's accounting policies and procedures.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION
Perform accounting research and analysis of new transactions, business initiatives and new accounting pronouncements and document the appropriate accounting treatment
Assist in the coordination of the annual audit and quarterly review activities performed by the external auditors
Maintain, document, and improve the company's GAAP compliant accounting policies and procedures
Review existing areas of critical accounting, to ensure alignment among all divisions
Assist with ad hoc requests and special projects including acquisition due diligence activities and integration of newly-acquired businesses, including transitioning entities to GAAP
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skill And Experience Requirements)
Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
Experience at a Big 4 or large accounting firm, preferably on publicly traded clients
US GAAP financial reporting experience preferred, IFRS experience is a plus
Experience using HFM and web-based financial reporting applications preferred
Solid background and understanding of accounting principles, including the preparation of financial statements and technical accounting experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications
Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects in order to meet tight deadlines and produce high quality work is required
Strong attention to detail and ability to work well both independently and in a team, environment is required
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to travel internationally, as needed
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Senior Management, Corporate Reporting and Consolidation group
All Divisions' Controllers, Finance Managers, and Financial Analysts
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
BS in Accounting, Masters preferred
CPA or Chartered Accountant
Public accounting or financial reporting experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
WORK HOUR REQUIREMENT
Ability to work overtime and weekends as position requires.
Ability to travel up to 25% international and domestic, as required.
EEO STATEMENT: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.