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Assistant Global Controller

Company: NielsenIQ
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Lead the corporate accounting and consolidations group that manages the close and consolidations globally Lead the preparation of financial reports including the monthly internal financial statements, as well as the quarterly reporting packages to Lenders Researches and establishes new policies and procedures and determines the accounting principles to be followed in the business units. Monitors the recording of Company transactions, classifications and reconciliation of account balances in accordance with Company policies. Responsible for planning and executing the quarterly and annual external audit. Support and assist special projects and research of accounting issues impacting new and existing transactions Lead key project initiatives within the company by overseeing project teams, assignment of responsibilities and facilitation of regular meetings for timely goal attainment. Mentors, coaches and evaluates staff members. Develops employees through orientation, training establishing objectives, communication of rules, constructive discipline. Builds employee morale and motivation. Qualifications Bachelor's degree CPA 15 plus years of experience in corporate accounting, external reporting and GAAP research. Big 5 Public accounting experience required. Knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Experience with GAAP and financial statement analysis. Experience presenting to and coordinating senior level meetings, including preparation of agendas, documenting meeting minutes, sending out documents to attendees. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint Experience in coaching, mentoring, evaluating and training staff. Highly organized with keen attention to detail Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving Proficient in basic office and accounting software programs Collaboration and teamwork skills Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. About NielsenIQ NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what---s happening now, what---s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That---s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world---s population. For more information, visit NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: NielsenIQ, Chicago , Assistant Global Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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