Wolters Kluwer Senior Accountant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting which includes our North American-Accounting Center. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications.
Help ensure the accuracy and timely closing of the general ledger and assist in the financial reporting efforts of the accounting team
Coordinate the month and year end reporting to division, as well as interim and year-end audits
Help ensure all revenue, cost of sales and G&A related activity is accurately reported and communicated to management
Help ensure financial accounts are reconciled; issues investigated and resolved timely enabling accurate financial reporting
Proactively conduct independent analysis to identify trend changes or opportunities for process improvements and make recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and liabilities
Develop strong relationships with the business through solid business acumen; respectfully challenge the business and offers solutions to resolve issues in an effective, cost efficient manner
Actively participate in the month end reporting and review of financial reports
Proactively develop Ad Hoc analysis and reporting sets in support of the monthly closing and review process
Proactivity and independently identify any risk or opportunities to the balance sheet and income statements along with recommendations to resolve or reduce risk exposure
A minimum of three years of previous accounting and/or audit experience in a public or private accounting firm or similar environment
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; CPA or working towards license preferred
Experience with revenue recognition transactions with multi-national company
Strong reporting and data querying capabilities
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint; experience with Great Plains is preferred
Demonstrated ability to analyze, record and report all inventory, cost of sales, and general & administrative related transactions in a timely, complete and accurate manner
Strong analytical skills with demonstrated effective ability to respectively challenge business unit partners to help ensure accuracy of accounting while assisting the business meet its objectives
Detail oriented approach to work, confidentiality, good problem solving skills along with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to travel up to 10%
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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