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Assistant Corporate Controller / Director of Accounting in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job ID: 26558BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Corporate Controller/Director of Accounting on our Global Finance team at our headquarters location in Cranberry Township, PA. Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer the Assistant Corporate Controller will lead the global financial close and financial reporting processes.

The Assistant Corporate Controller should expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Provide governance and oversight of the general accounting and close processes across Westinghouse
  • Coordinate with the VP of Global Financial Controls in supporting the establishment of Westinghouse global accounting policies and process to ensure compliance and consistency of results in accordance with required Generally Accepted Accounting Policies (GAAP)
  • Assist in the resolution of major accounting issues, financial statement preparation processes and external audit processes. Interface with external users of financial statements as needed
  • Oversee the monthly recording of transactional activity and closing of the financial accounts for Westinghouse, verifying accurate recognition of revenue and costs, consolidation, eliminations, and all necessary steps to create required financial reporting.
  • Interface and coordinate with EMEA controller in the preparation of consolidated of global financial statements while also supporting the EMEA controller with respect to separate, legal entity basis financial statements for statutory purposes in accordance with applicable accounting principles in respective jurisdictions
  • Ensure Westinghouse identifies, reviews and applies the latest accounting pronouncements and best practices.
  • Assist in the resolution of technical accounting issues in accordance with company policy, ensuring the appropriate documentation, analysis and technical review process is timely and appropriately completed.
  • Oversee the accounting due diligence and successful integration/disposition of all new acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Coordinate with VP of Global Financial Controls in establishing accounting policies and procedures throughout Westinghouse in accordance with GAAP and/or other applicable accounting standards or literature
  • Support governance and oversight of an efficient and effective accounting process
  • Establish and strengthen financial reporting and financial closing policies and processes via long term and short term goals.
  • Assist in driving the accounting function to successfully meet requirements with internal controls and all US SOX requirements.
  • Assist with internal and external audit preparations and processes, resolving all major accounting issues with auditors.
  • Provide accounting results and accounting consultation to Westinghouse management team, Westinghouse Owners and audit committee as appropriate. Provide expert level understanding of US GAAP and related external reporting requirements.
  • Provide leadership in establishing and maintaining consistent accounting practices and controls across Westinghouse business lines
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely quarterly and annual external financial statements and accompanying footnotes as issued on a combined basis in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; Master’s degree in Accounting or MBA with concentration in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 12 years of experience, ideally in a mix of public accounting and private industry with an emphasis on large multinational companies. SEC reporting experience a plus.
  • CPA required
  • Strong technical accounting and communication skills required
Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation.
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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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