Senior Corporate Accountant

September 21, 2018


Company

Ball Corporation

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Category

Finance

Location

Broomfield, Colo.


Description

Primary Purpose of Position:

Performs the majority of duties independently. Responsible for the recording and the accounting of compensation, group insurance, and certain other employee benefit programs. Essential Functions: •Responsible for the completion of key functions as part of the month end closing process, including the preparation and input of journal entries. Records transactions for the corporate division including stock, derivatives, compensations and benefits, debt transactions as well as intercompany transactions.

  • Understands and executes against key SOX control activities over the financial close process.
  • Develops and maintains various financial reports using JDE, HFM, and Smartview Excel files.
  • Researches accounting entries and analyzes processes to identify and recommend appropriate procedures and controls to ensure that transactions are properly recorded.
  • Prepares monthly reconciliation of multiple general ledger accounts and completes balance sheet fluctuation analyses.
  • Analyzes and records entries to accrue for employee bonus programs and elected deferred compensation, including payments and interest.
  • Analyzes and completes pension entries, including accruals, amortization and actuarial adjustments. Completes and analyzes pension roll-forwards. Provides related data to operations and prepares analysis to support financial disclosure information.
  • Prepares monthly management analysis summarizing group insurance and/or worker’s compensation expense and accrual components for all domestic operations and monitors the adequacy of the accruals. Provides recommendations for accrual adjustments if the account balance varies from expected.
  • Provides data to support financial disclosures for pensions, retiree medical, debt, derivatives and/or stock.
  • Acts as a liaison to the operations independent/internal auditors and other corporate departments on payroll and benefit accounting issues and qualified benefit plan audits. 

Requirements

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experience
  • Job related experience for 3 year(s) minimum
  • 1-2 years in public accounting or 2-3 years as a general ledger accountant, compensation and benefits accounting experience is a plus
  • Certifications/Licenses/Other: Chartered Accountant or CPA preferred
  • Multilingual preferred (Portuguese, French, Spanish)
  • Skilled at analytical and problem-solving techniques to troubleshoot problems independently
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize effectively •Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Generally accepted accounting principles as related to the essential functions of this position
  • Integrated financial and ERP systems
  • General management techniques and principles 

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Travel Requirements

10%

Contact Name

Dani Willis

Contact Email

Chermetra.willis@ball.com