Senior Professional Accountant 8/31/2016

IBM Armonk, NY

Company
IBM
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29411584
AJE Ref #
576046045
Location
Armonk, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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As an IBM Senior Professional Accountant you will perform a unique and integral role as a 'trusted business advisor' by influencing key business decisions, supporting internal as well as external client facing operations and contributing to IBM's business results.

IBM Accounting has the responsibility to accurately record the company's financial performance using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IBM Accounting Practices and Local Statutory Principles. Professionals working in this area are involved in some or all of the following activities: accounting for complex business transactions, advising the business on technical accounting matters, and performing financial performance reporting and analysis.

Candidates should be a CPA and have a minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experiences. The candidate should have an understanding of ASC 815 guidance on hedging and derivatives, as well as the equivalent IFRS standards. They must be able to work independently and support senior executives in our Treasury organization on complex capital markets, cash flow and hedging transactions. The candidate would coordinate all external treasury accounting disclosures such as the financial instruments and debt footnotes.

The candidate should be a self-starter who can quickly respond to complex accounting questions. This includes performing thorough accounting research in complex areas, providing significant influence on the resolution of technical accounting issues, formulating accounting practices and procedures, providing advice to other professional accountants to insure worldwide integrated application.

IBM is looking for people who have a passion for the information technology industry and are determined to achieve long term success at IBM.

REQUIRED TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
* CPA
* Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
* Proficiency in data analytics, document preparation and powerpoint presentations
* Effective written and oral communication

PREFERRED TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

* Big 4 general accounting experience

REQUIRED EDUCATION

* Bachelor's Degree

PREFERRED EDUCATION

* Master's Degree

TRAVEL REQUIRED

* No Travel

EO STATEMENT

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.