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Consolidation Accountant

Location: Tampa, FL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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About A&M

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 9,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation.  Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

Position Overview

Alvarez and Marsal is seeking a Consolidation Accountant to join our Finance team in Tampa, Florida. The role is responsible for maintaining financial reports, records and general ledger accounts as well as performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations. To be successful as a Consolidation Accountant, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). An outstanding Consolidation Accountant should also have excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills. This position reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

Responsibilities:

  • Compile and report financial statements in strict accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of financial statement accounts by analyzing account balances, researching variations, obtaining entity commentary, and ensuring proper US GAAP are applied
  • Prepare consolidation journal entries, including processing post-closing adjustments on behalf of business divisions and legal entities
  • Collaborate closely with other Finance teams to support analysis and ensure the accurate presentation of financial results
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and reports, contributing to special projects aimed at enhancing efficiency and continuous improvement in financial reporting
  • Actively participate in cross-functional teams to ensure accurate accounting for entity acquisitions and divestitures
  • Provide clear accounting guidance and instructions to business divisions/legal entities for various transactions
  • Ensure strict compliance with Finance policies and procedures, internal controls
  • Consolidation accounting for the firm's multiple business lines, including: Profit & Loss sheets, balance sheet reconciliation, month-end close, journal entries, and booking debits/credits
  • Maintain compliance in the preparation of financial statement footnotes and Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) for the company's Annual Report
  • Prepare information from individual business units to include in the Annual and Quarterly Reports
  • Support in the administration of the ASC 842 leasing standard
  • Provide abetment in the valuation and expense recognition of stock-based compensation
  • Assist in the annual impairment valuation of goodwill and indefinite-lived intangibles assets
  • Participate in technical accounting research related to special projects and transactions
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Investigate and resolve audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance
  • Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures
  • Performs all other job duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 4-8 years experience (professional service firm preferred)
  • Experience converting cash basis books to accrued basis (or vice versa)
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Global consolidation experience (multi currency consolidation)
  • Possesses a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills with a focus on identifying requirements and managing scope
  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Excel
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment with exceptional time management skills to meet time sensitive deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as be a self-starter to accomplish tasks independently
  • Understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Communicate complex financial information clearly and succinctly

The salary range is $75,000 - $125,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.

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Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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