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Senior Accounting Manager - Compliance & Process

Company: ADT
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview: ADT has been in the business of helping save lives since 1874. As the smart home security provider in the U.S., we help protect and connect families, businesses and larger commercial customer every day. Our continuous innovation, advanced technology and strategic partnerships deliver products and services that help protect life and valuables, whether at home, your business or on the go. And as times change, so do we. Above all, our mission is clear: we help save lives for a living. Looking for a career where you can make a real impact? Join our team today and put purpose behind your paycheck. Check out more about life at ADT here > Link Removed .Summary: The individual in this position will work within the ADT Controllership team to help ensure that accounting practices and procedures are executed in accordance with the company's policy and framework for internal control over financial reporting. Additionally, this individual will lead the resolution of complex accounting issues by working cross functionally across the organization to implement best practices or respond to new business initiatives. This individual should have advanced experience with Alteryx and Excel Power Query. Duties, Responsibilities, and Qualifications:

  • Oversee monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts to ensure compliance with policy as well as lead the research and resolution of questions and discrepancies.
  • Liaise with internal and external audit functions regarding internal control matters.
  • Assist accounting team with maintenance and retention of process documentation.
  • Design/modify accounting processes to promote best practices or in response to new business initiatives.
  • Plan, organize, and lead cross-functional projects with accounting impact that are broad in nature and require originality, innovation, and/or ingenuity.
  • Deliver high quality project results on time and on budget.
  • Possess a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures related to US GAAP and internal control over financial reporting.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency of financial close and accuracy of financial accounts.
  • Experience working with financial systems team and/or IT team as well as large data sets to resolve accounting issues.
  • Advance experience with Alteryx and Excel Power Query to design and support business process automation initiatives.
  • Ability to convert general data and findings into applied, specific information and suggestions that add value.
  • Present and articulate findings and recommendations to all levels of management. Competencies:
    • Accountability and drive for results - Ability to manage a project from start to finish, and produce timely, high-quality results with minimal direction.
    • Change agent - Ability and readiness to embrace and successfully drive/implement change.
    • Functional/technical skills - Strong knowledge of US GAAP and internal control over financial reporting.
    • Process optimization focused - A visionary with ability to develop practical solutions of complex issues.
    • Problem solver - Ability to problem solve independently and with others. Strong customer focus and collaborative skills. Qualifications: Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other business-related field.
      • Master's degree in accounting/business administration and/or CPA license preferred. Experience:
        • 5+ year's relevant professional experience preferably in an accounting-related role.
        • Advanced understanding of US GAAP and internal control over financial reporting.
        • Supervisory and leadership experience.
        • Self-driven and highly analytical.
        • Excellent presentation skills.
        • Effective in complex, fast-paced corporate environment.
        • Positive team player and business partner.
        • Advanced knowledge of Alteryx, MS Excel (MS SQL preferred), Word, Access and PowerPoint.
        • Experience with large ERP Systems, Oracle Financials preferred. Compensation & Benefits: The salary range for this role is $82,543 - $165,085 and is based on experience and qualifications. Certain roles are eligible for annual bonus and may include equity. These awards are allocated based on company and individual performance. We offer employees access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, wellbeing benefits and paid time off among others. Employees accrue up to 120 hours in their first year. Your accrual rate increases after your first year. We also offer 6 paid holidays. ADT is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. ADT strives to ensure every employee and applicant feels valued. Visit us at to learn more.

Keywords: ADT, Atlanta , Senior Accounting Manager - Compliance & Process, Accounting, Auditing , Atlanta, Georgia

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