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Senior Accountant - Global Consolidations and Reporting

Company: Walgreens
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Description:****Job Summary**Responsible for overseeing and directing the accounting function for WBA global controller team across the organization. Responsibilities may include closing the books under generally accepted accounting principles, performing accounting research, preparing SEC financial reporting, developing audit procedures and controls, and working for special accounting functions such as mergers and acquisitions. Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and reporting of financial information and ensuring that information adheres to GAAP and internal company policies.**Job Responsibilities**+ Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports.+ Adheres to and communicates accounting and auditing policies and procedures.+ Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues within area of responsibility. Maintains general ledger accounts. Monitors accounts payables and receivables.+ May perform monthly accounting for the Company's equity method investments.+ Performs period-end financial close responsibilities. Prepares data for financial statements, data for quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems. Duties may include preparing journal entries and coding invoices/vouchers.+ Performs complex reconciliations for area supported and analyzes resulting variances. Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.+ Research complex questions and investigates variances on the financial statements. Communicates findings to management.+ Recommends and reviews proposed process improvements. Explores the modification and implementation of changes in systems and procedures.+ Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.**Job ID:** 849229BR**Title:** Senior Accountant - Global Consolidations and Reporting**Company Indicator:** Walgreens**Employment Type:****Job Function:** Finance/Accounting**Full Store Address:** 108 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015**Full District Office Address:** 108 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-05145-01108-2**External Basic Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's Degree and at least 1 year of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.+ At least 2 years of experience with applicable accounting regulations.+ Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.+ Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.+ Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).+ Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes.**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Master's degree in Accountancy or MBA+ Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.+ CPA designation.+ Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).+ Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).+ Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).**Shift:****Store:**

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