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Global Finance Team - Intercompany Accountant

Global Finance Team - Intercompany Accountant2021-09-02T07:44:44-04:00<p><strong>Company Overview</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a leading global software consultancy that builds customer software applications to help digitally transform businesses.&nbsp; We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients’ toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.&nbsp; We work with a range of clients from media though banking to NGOs.&nbsp; With offices in 17 countries and 47 cities (at last count!), we’re passionate global citizens, aiming to have a huge impact on the world.</span><a href="http://www.thoughtworks.com"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">www.thoughtworks.com</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Intercompany Accountant will be a core member of our Global Controllership team and will be&nbsp;responsible for the </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">end-to-end process of intercompany accounting. The position requires a high level of collaboration, partnering with the Global Tax Team, Regional Controllers and Finance Hubs across the world to ensure sound compliance and reporting.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are seeking an accounting professional who has experience in public accounting and/or a desire/experience to work in industry practice with a services technology company. This position will be based in Chicago, Illinois and report to Assistant Global Controller.</span></p> <p><strong>Here’s What You’ll Do</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely accounting and related financial reporting of all intercompany transactions</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the accurate and timely administration of intercompany related activities, including month end review, settlements, intercompany cash transfers, onboarding new entities, etc. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintain database integrity and ensure accurate recordkeeping of all intercompany data</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop and maintain documentation of intercompany processes and controls for internal and external audits</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure tax, regulatory, legal, and SOX compliance requirements are met timely and accurately and in compliance with governing master service agreements</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage relationships with the PeopleSoft Techops Team supporting the various intercompany automations&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive process improvement and innovation to scale the intercompany process</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Represent the intercompany process as a subject matter specialist in mergers &amp; acquisitions, automation opportunities, and other strategic projects</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the accurate reporting to external regulatory filings</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead finance education initiatives of intercompany, including distribution of educational materials, live presentations, facilitation of Q&amp;A, and overall availability to support Regional Finance inquiries.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Other responsibilities, tasks, and ad hoc requests as needed.</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Here’s What You’ll Need</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s in Accounting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">CPA or actively working towards a CPA is preferred&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">3-4 years of accounting experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with intercompany and/or multinational companies&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">General understanding of transfer pricing principles&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Public accounting experience is preferred but not required</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict reporting deadlines</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stellar project and process management skills</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficiency in financial systems and strong intuition for business</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Highest standards of accuracy, organization and precision</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to explain intercompany concepts to all levels of the organization</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work in distributed global work environment, working closely with others in other time zones and locations, frequently</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hands on, assisting regions in investigating issues&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Self-motivated individual with a high level of integrity and accountability</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to proactively and independently learn business applications, accounting systems, and reporting tools</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, with competing and deadline-sensitive priorities</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent team player with an ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization, domestically and internationally</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Friendly and upbeat attitude</span></li> </ul> <p style="color: white;">#LI-COE</p>ThoughtworksChicago USA