Technical Accounting Manager at Dole Food Company, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted in Management 4 days ago.





Job Description:



Tracking Code


1468-990




Job Description


GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE


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






Required Skills


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



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



  • 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.





Job Location


Charlotte, North Carolina, United States



Position Type


Full-Time/Regular