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Finance & Accounting
WD30112964090 Requisition #

What you will do

Under general direction and in accordance with Company policy and procedures, US GAAP and SEC rules, oversees and directs department personnel in the preparation of financial statements and reports for executive management related to the consolidation and reporting of Corporate, the Building Technologies & Solutions business and Company-wide results. Includes review of financial statements, reports, analyses and various other accounting functions and special projects. 

How you will do it

  • Reviewing consolidated financial statements for internal and external use, including detailed financial statement analytics and verifying appropriateness of US GAAP adjustments and consolidation elimination entries.  This also includes detail review of SEC footnote disclosures prepared by the Consolidations team.
  • Directing team of the preparation of Audit Committee and press release financial information as well as review of the information.
  • Review the Company’s annual goodwill impairment analysis.
  • Supporting corporate G&A departments by reviewing financial results and compliance with GAAP and supplying external reporting with the appropriate documentation to support corporate disclosures as needed.
  • Reviewing the Company’s accounting of all stock-based compensation transactions.
  • Reviewing the Company’s accounting for intercompany transactions on a consolidated basis, as well as identifying and implementing process improvements related to intercompany accounting.
  • Reviewing the results of the Company’s various captive management insurance companies with the risk management department and outside third party specialists, and ensuring the proper eliminations are performed on a US GAAP basis.
  • Oversight of Hyperion Financial Management systems and governance applications
  • Recommending and actively pursuing process improvements to ensure the integrity of consolidated financial statements. This may include participating in company-wide initiatives around processes and systems as well as pursuing opportunities to validate understanding & application of accounting policies.
  • Assist and advise on the timely and accurate documentation of significant or non-routine accounting transactions and events.
  • Provide accurate and consistent US GAAP reporting technical advice to the worldwide finance and accounting organizations.
  • Acts as liaison to external auditors to ensure accurate and timely resolution of audit matters.
  • Assists with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance related to worldwide accounting policies and corporate accounting procedures.
  • Performs special projects that identify and analyze specific problem areas and makes recommendations for corrective action.
  • Develops and maintains current business knowledge and effective quantitative skills to assist upper management of various functional groups in meeting or exceeding established goals and compliance with US GAAP.
  • Develops and maintains effective channels of communication with various financial group personnel that will improve financial reporting and compliance with US GAAP.
  • Assists in the coordination of the monthly, quarterly and annual closing process for the development of actual financial results for the Corporate holding companies, the Building Technologies & Solutions business and consolidated JCI.
  • Manages teams within the Assistant Corporate Controller’s Department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Adheres to the Company’s Code of Conduct and Business Ethics standards.

What we look for

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and CPA.
  • A minimum of ten years of related experience. 
  • A CPA with SEC reporting background is required.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills along with organizational and planning ability are required.  
  • Experience with HFM and SAP preferred.
  • Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint), Internet and E-Mail.

Johnson Controls International plc. 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, genetic information, 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/careers.

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