Intertek USA ACCOUNTING MANAGER in Arlington Heights, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6282791 DescriptionIntertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers? operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely. Ranked #14 on the 2018 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, the building and construction team provides the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. Responsibilities: ? Manage the following York, PA functional areas: Accounts Payable, Central Billing, Accounts Receivable, Cash Application and Credit & Collections ? Lead local accounting team by hiring, training, motivating, planning and directing work, & providing performance feedback ? Responsible for the system of internal controls to safeguard the assets of the Company and risk management related to financial exposure ? Drive consistency and standardization of Finance policies & procedures by teaming with other regional finance teams ? Responsible for cash management and lead liaison with North America Corporate Treasury ? Drive improvements in key financial transactional metrics with business process improvement initiatives ? Responsible for working with the IT group regarding the Company?s financial systems (hardware, software and documentation) and strategy for future growth, performance, connectivity and security requirements ? Liaison with North America Purchasing regarding PO processing and supplier contracts ? Responsible for processing & tracking capital appropriation requests ? Manage Sales & Use Tax reporting and filings ? Assist with annual internal and external audit compliance ? Team lead on coordinating acquisition integrationQualifications? Certified Public Accountant and Degree in Accounting or Finance, M. B. A. a plus ? 6 to 8 plus years accounting experience (Public and/or Industry) in progressively responsible finance roles with supervisory experience ? Working in a services industry environment preferably with a company that has revenues in excess of $100 million ? Excellent leadership qualities with ability to motivate, delegate and inspire confidence in personnel ? An agent of change with the ability to lead process improvement initiatives ? Strong accounting technical skills and internal controls compliance ? Clear and concise communications skills ? Must have a good grasp of ERP information systems, Sage, Lawson and Cognos experience a plus ? Ability to travel 5-10% A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world?s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale. We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate agai st applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. LI - LM