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Senior Accountant

Stamford, Connecticut Additional Location: Stamford, Connecticut Job ID: R-14682-2022
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A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Manager:  Director, Accounting

Location:  Stamford, CT

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Accounting, this role assists in the establishment of accounting processes and supports financial reporting throughout the Company to ensure compliance in partnership with Corporate and Divisional finance teams.

What You Will Do

  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Together with the divisional finance teams, prepare fluctuation analyses and supplemental reporting schedules for quarterly and year-to-date results
  • Interact with subsidiaries and other corporate departments to coordinate the timing and the contents of all deliverables
  • Support the technical accounting team in the implementation of new accounting standards including issuing and updating of corporate accounting policies and procedures, and assist in training accounting team members globally
  • Assist in the development of robust documentation around internal controls, and ensure all controls are performed and documented in a manner that will meet the requirements of both internal and external auditors
  • Interface with Internal/ External audit, tax and valuation specialists
  • Remain current with the latest developments in accounting and financial reporting
  • Support the annual goodwill impairment assessment process and coordinate work with external valuation specialists
  • Assist in periodic financial reviews of subsidiary companies to ensure compliance with accounting standards

What You Need

  • 3 – 5 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting standards for manufacturing and service industries
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions and global teams
  • Ownership, control and accountability for all areas of responsibility and commitments made to others

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience with SAP/BPC is a plus
  • Experience in a large global organization, as well as public accounting/corporate accounting mix of experience preferred

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in Stamford, CT in hybrid model
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, etc.)
  • Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the world
  • Inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development
  • Tuition reimbursement

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HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (www.harman.com)

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