Senior Accountant

Job Description

Areas of Responsibility:

Supports the HoA of Siemens Large Drives Americas with the application and implementation of approved accounting policies in line with respective legal/regulatory requirements (i.e. IFRS) and Siemens requirements (i.e. FRGs).

Supports the HoA Siemens Large Drives Americas with compliance with accounting, tax and other statutory regulations

Prepares annual statutory financial statements and footnote disclosures for its major entities.

Reviews and approves of financial statement impacting postings (manual journal entries) and related balance sheet reconciliations

Identifies and appropriately handles possible risks related to financial statements via various of analytical procedures, and addresses them to responsible contacts.

Continuously strives for more process efficiency while maintaining or increasing quality through automation and continuous process improvements.

Assists in assessing and implementing reporting system changes as required due to global or local changes in regulations or process improvements.

Supports that internal controls are in place and effective and that respective testing is done and documented, complies with external regulations, cooperates with internal and external auditors.

Collaborates effectively with internal (e.g., GBS, CF R) and external partners (e.g., external auditors.)

Ad hoc reporting and tasks

External / internal contacts:

External: EY auditors

Internal: Head of Accounting, Finance Leads, Country and Regional Controllers and Commercial Functions, GBS, CF R HQ and regional departments, CF F, C F A for internal audits

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS/BA in finance / accounting or related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience

5+ years of experience in a complex corporate accounting environment with a strong understanding and use of IFRS or US GAAP accounting principles

Previous experience in addressing and resolving non-routine and complex technical issues to timely and satisfactory conclusions, including working with management

Ability to scope, assess, and implement new technologies to automate or digitalize legacy processes

Prior track record in change management and continuous process improvements

Proficiency in SAP and MS365 applications

Strong appreciation for the importance of ensuring accuracy in all levels of financial reporting

This position will require <5% travel; work location and setup are flexible

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above

Ability to effectively work in a flexible and sometimes remote/virtual environment

Team player with excellent collaboration and communication skills

Strong and demonstrated analytical, communication, and presentation skills

Detail oriented, but able to synthesize complex topics for consumption by both executive management and colleagues

Self-driven and resourceful to meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work independently as well as collaborate in teams or functional groups

Adapt at building and maintaining key working relationships and professional networks

Passion for continued self-development through continuous learning and training efforts

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave

Who designs your future? You do.



Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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