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Accounting Specialist (with leasing experience)

Job Description

Are you an accounting specialist with a passion for process improvements? Do you have a proven track record of applying advanced data analytics software solutions to replace manually maintained spreadsheets? If so, we want YOU~~

Join our Transactional Accounting team at Siemens Financial Services in the Americas and together we will make big strides in digitizing the accounting landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation of new subledger to support a new line of business (purchase of receivables) and become the accounting topic owner after go-live
  • Perform month end close activities and reconciliations
  • Increase process efficiency by applying advanced data analytics and visualization tools in close cooperation with IT and data analytics specialists
  • Support migration to a new general ledger (SAP S/4 HANA)
  • Collaborate routinely and proactively with Company Accounting and Portfolio Accounting to ensure smooth closing processes for multiple legal entities
  • Proactively share data analytic knowledge with the entire accounting team
  • Assure immaculate books and records within area of responsibility 

Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Education and/or Experience: B. S. Accounting, 5+ years of experience in either financial services or within a different Siemens business. Ideally part of this time spent in accounting and controlling/financial analysis
  • Proven track record of applying advanced data analytics software (e.g. Alteryx, KNIME, Qlik Sense, SAC, Tableau or similar)
  • Experience in driving digitization concepts (RPA, data lake applications, etc.) to implementation
  • Experience with financing instruments like loans, bonds, and leases.
  • Ability to understand broad based accounting, controlling and financial concepts. Working knowledge of financial reporting (IFRS or US GAAP)
  • Demonstrate a strong learning attitude
  • Experience in or knowledge of general ledger and sub-ledger systems with a strong preference towards SAP
  • Having a big picture mindset to understand and explain major developments to quickly cover ad-hoc requests
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively (verbal & written) within the team and cross-functionally
  • Willing to lead and put forth new ideas to further improve the accounting organization
  • Being a proven change agent and being comfortable in a fast-paced environment
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Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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