Castleton Commodities International LLC

  • Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Castleton Commodities International is hiring an Accounting Manager to join the Data Management and Analysis area within the Corporate Controllers team.  Corporate Controllers have the overall responsibility for the books and records of CCI, closing the books, preparation of the base financial information and ensuring that transactions are recorded accurately and timely in our financial systems.  In addition, the team is responsible for ensuring solid internal controls and quality assurance of financial information.

    Responsibilities

    This person will liaise closely with the Senior Management, US based Treasury, External Reporting, Merchant Product Controllers, Financial Planning & Analysis teams, as well as satellite offices around the world.  The ideal candidate will oversee the completion of the following tasks by the Corporate Controllers team:

     

    • Responsible for the oversight the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing of the books, reconciliations and periodic journal entries,
    • Management of day to day activities such as approving posting reclass journal entries, clearing open items, coaching less experienced staff members of the team,
    • Identification and implementation of improved close processes with the aim to streamline timelines while mitigating risk,
    • Review of trial balance, P&L and Balance Sheet reports,
    • Ensure that the appropriate financial control framework and safeguards are in place to operate and accurately report the financial condition of the organization in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies,
    • Analytical review of financial and management accounting information and presentation of analysis and commentaries,
    • Collaborating with other functions such as External Accounting and Tax teams to manage the successful completion of various audits and FP&A for improved reporting,
    • Special projects as requested by management; i.e. legal entity rationalization,
    • Offer judgment on financial matters, accounting policy and on ways of improving the controls and processes,
    • Develop and maintain policies and procedures manual,
    • Interpreting and communicating financial information to non-finance users, and
    • Various systems and financial projects as necessitated by management

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

     

    • CPA, with knowledge of multiple accounting disciplines (i.e. US GAAP, IFRS, etc.)
    • 8-10 years of experience in a regional or Big 4 accounting firm or with another commodity company
    • Experience in managing accounting staff
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
    • Computer literate with strong proficiency in Excel
    • Self-starter as well as a willingness and ability to be “hands-on”
    • Prior exposure to SAP, BPC and BEX reporting is a plus
    • Ability to multi-task, juggle multiple assignments at the same time, and work independently

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