The North American Accounting Manager oversees the accounting for the core retail business of The Home Depot in the U.S. and Canada. This individual is responsible for the accuracy of the overall financial information being recorded in the general ledger
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Planning and executing the month end close process
Review the monthly profit and loss statements; verify accuracy of the accounting entries
Monitor and review THD policies and verify the are in compliance with GAAP.
Review account reconciliations to verify compliance with Finance Account Rec Standards
Extensive involvement with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance team ; review and compliance certification of accounting procedures.
Supervise managing team of 5-6 Sr Accountants and a staff of 20 accountants.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Director – Finance, Financial Reporting, North American Accounting
Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues – including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
6+ years of Accounting/General Ledger experience. BBA or Masters in Accounting
Candidate must be a pro-active self-starter with solid time management skills.
Candidate must have the ability to handle changing prioriteies and manage the workload of a large accounting team.
Must have proven leadership skills and demonstrate the ability to promote career development of direct reports while maximizing departmental efficiencies and production.
Experience in Financial System conversion beneficial.
Expected to handle confidential company financial and operational information in responsible manner.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Experience in planning and executing a month-end closing process for a large company
SAP experience helpful
Strong knowledge of GAAP
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