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Manager, Technical Accounting
Ref No.: 18-05555
Location: Las Colinas, TX, Texas
Do you want to be a part of a cooperative, inclusive, and high -performance environment?
Well today is your lucky day because Celanese may be the company you are looking for. Let us explain what Celanese is all about and how our system works. Celanese Corporation is a Fortune 400 company. Our headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas. With nearly 7100 employees located throughout our 31 global facilities, we are an industry leader in using advanced technology to produce materials included in products vital to everyday use such as automotive, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and paints. Our company takes pride in maintaining management of high financial, social, safety and environmental responsibility in everything it does. We are recognized by Glassdoor for treatment of our employees and global customers, and offer our employees outstanding benefits, including a 401K designed to ensure long term financial security. Our company focuses on the cooperation of its employees, provides competitive salary, and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit
Qualifications
  • Clear and demonstrated understanding of US-GAAP and SEC reporting with ability to apply and communicate knowledge.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to lead and present to a broad range of functional employees including an executive audience.
  • Strong expertise in excel
  • Detailed SAP experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience addressing accounting issues with consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition and leases.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Highly skilled researcher; Quick problem solver
  • Excellent attention to detail and proved leadership and organizational skills.
  • Highly motivated, reliable, accurate and able to work independently.
  • Ability to travel on a limited basis (estimated to be less than 10%)
  • Experience in performing due diligence on potential acquisition targets, including modeling and forecasting.
  • 8+ years experience, inclusive of recent and significant public accounting experience at a large international accounting firm.
  • CPA or equivalent is mandatory, MBA or other Master's equivalent degree preferred
Responsibilities
  • Proactively identify and evaluate transactions, complex accounting judgments and financial results ensuring that US GAAP and company policy are appropriately followed and documented.
  • Monitor and lead implementation of new accounting standards, including revenue recognition and leasing, as well as initiatives designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal control compliance.
  • Interact frequently with Celanese leadership, global accounting centers, finance, business strategy & development and legal functional teams and other personnel in a team-focused environment.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of US GAAP training globally to accounting centers and other finance and business functions.
  • Participate in the review and development of company policies and procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with the corporate audit team on new accounting standards and complex issues.
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
Is there a bonus structure?
10%
Are you open to sponsorship?
No
This position is:
Backfill
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
Is there equity?
No
Are there flexible work hours?
No
Does this position have direct reports?
Yes
Who does this position report to?
Director
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
•Clear and demonstrated understanding of US-GAAP and SEC reporting with ability to apply and communicate knowledge. •Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to lead and present to a broad range of functional employees including an executive audience. •Strong expertise in excel
What are the nice-to-have skills?
•Detailed SAP experience a plus •Demonstrated experience addressing accounting issues with consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition and leases. •Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment •Highly skilled researcher; Quick problem solver •Excellent attention to detail and proved leadership and organizational skills.
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Strong growing company with a great culture!