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Manager Global Accounting Consolidations

Johnson Controls Milwaukee Full-Time
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What you will do
Under general direction and in accordance with Company policy and procedures, US GAAP and SEC rules, performs and/or directs department personnel to prepare financial reports for senior management and the Board of Directors related to the consolidation and reporting of Company-wide results. Includes preparation of financial statements, reports, and analyses.

How you will do it
  • Manages the world-wide monthly consolidation process to ensure financial reports are prepared efficiently and accurately for senior management and the Board of Directors.
  • Oversees preparation of the monthly internal consolidated reporting package and quarterly press release financial statements.
  • Supervises consolidations personnel.
  • Coordinates consolidated reporting matters with public accountants, business unit personnel and various corporate departments.
  • Manages and directs changes to the HFM reporting structure.
  • Directs world-wide inter-company activity and reconciliations.
  • Ensures appropriate accounting treatment for the Company’s equity-based compensation plans.
  • Ensures appropriate consolidation of the Company’s captive insurance companies.
  • Ensures proper internal controls are in place and appropriate documentation is maintained related to the Company’s consolidated financial reporting.
  • Keeps abreast of technical developments in areas of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Conducts special studies and analyses as authorized and directed.

What we look for
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience in public and/or private accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, written communication and analytical skills, including ability to work with a variety of internal customers.
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP accounting and reporting standards.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Ability to meet firm deadlines.
  • Must also have a demonstrated ability to select, motivate, evaluate and develop personnel.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Who we are
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

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At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays.

Bring your passion for innovation and we’ll challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow. Our commitment to sustain and our legacy of innovation spans more than a century, dating back to our roots in 1885 and our invention of the first electric room thermostat. We’ll provide meaningful opportunities to learn from the best and brightest in the industry. As part of a global organization, the work you’ll do can impact lives around the world and create real potential to steer your own career path.

We are committed to helping our customer win and creating greater value for our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Learning and development resources offer you a variety of meaningful courses and programs to guide your career with a focus on tomorrow. Gain the skills and insights you need to make an impact on lives around the world. We also offer leadership development opportunities to potential senior-level talent across the company.

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