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Lead Accounting Analyst - Technical Accounting in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job ID: 26340BR

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 a Lead Accounting Analyst - Technical Accounting on our Technical Accounting Services team at our global headquarters location in Cranberry Township, PA.

The Lead Accounting Analyst - Technical Accounting should expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Provide technical accounting consultation to Westinghouse management team, Westinghouse Owners and audit committee as required. Research major technical accounting issues in accordance with company policy and relevant GAAP, ensure the appropriate documentation, analysis and review process is timely and appropriately completed
  • Support Westinghouse adoption of new GAAP or IFRS as required via research, policy and procedure development, implementation planning and execution, system spec development and communication to constituents
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of Westinghouse global accounting policies and control processes to ensure compliance and consistency of results in accordance with required Generally Accepted Accounting Policies (GAAP) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX).
  • Develop and deliver training to the Westinghouse Finance community and other constituents as needed regarding Westinghouse global accounting policies and processes
  • Prepare and present reports to Westinghouse Board and Audit Committee, Parent Company and other representatives of Westinghouse management team, etc., as needed regarding accounting issues and other Finance related matters
  • Provide support in the creation of the quarterly and annual external financial statements and accompanying footnotes

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
• 5-9 years related accounting experience
• Experience researching and applying accounting guidance
• Ability to write effective and clear accounting whitepapers and policies
• Knowledge of accounting processes and GAAP; financial statement development, including creation, format, and necessary supporting documentation and reference
• Have the skills to participate in complex information sharing. Frequent contacts are made intra-departmentally to discuss assignments. Numerous interdepartmental interactions to implement new or existing accounting or finance policies and procedures and to coordinate flow of information from accounting or finance department. Frequent contacts are made with Westinghouse team members to analyze and interpret reports and accounting or finance transactions.
• CPA 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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