Wednesday , March 22 2023

Walgreens Apply – Accounting

Website Walgreens

Job Description:

The Senior Director of Accounting is responsible for overseeing Walgreens’ accounting functions for fixed assets and project accounting, investments in third parties, Walgreens’ E-commerce business, and internal financial reporting. Oversees and directs the development and implementation of systems, internal controls, procedures and policies on Walgreens’ accounts and activities; ensuring compliance with GAAP and Walgreens Company policies and procedures; reporting and reviewing the monthly accounting results with finance leadership and senior management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and directs accounting function and all related accounting activity for the relevant business units.
  • Works with the Accounting Shared Services function to ensure the proper recording of business transactions.
  • Works closely with the external public accountants in planning and executing the annual audit for Walgreens’ business units.
  • Establishes project teams, assigns responsibilities, and facilitates meetings to ensure timely goal attainment.
  • Ensures compliance with accounting principles and adherence with company policy in the business units; implements new policies as necessary
  • Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of policies and rules, and constructive discipline; builds morale and motivation.
  • Supports the development and implementation of accounting systems and controls; directs the documentation of accounting procedures; ensures implementation of requisite system changes to support the business units and new programs.
  • Directs and controls the general accounting activities, including monthly close activities, recording company transactions, classifications, key judgments and reconciliation of account balances in accordance with GAAP and company policy.
  • Assists with various special projects, new business initiatives, M&A and other ad hoc requirements on behalf of the accounting function.
  • Works closely with finance and business unit leadership to ensure appropriate understanding and interpretation of financial results.

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience developing and delivering presenting to various audience levels within an organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 8 years’ experience in corporate, business unit accounting, or controller role OR High School Diploma and at least 11 years’ experience in corporate, business unit accounting or controller role.
  • Ability to clearly articulate an issue or point of view to a varied audience.
  • At least 5 years’ experience building, managing, mentoring, and leading teams through change in a large, complex environment, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Proven leadership and business partnership skills with ability to manage and influence organizations.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of GAAP and financial statement preparation, analysis, and reporting.

Job Details:

Company: Walgreens

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Finance, Sales

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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