Leading the team responsible for SEC Reporting and oversight of the consolidated financial statements in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Drives accounting research and industry topics as needed. Direct oversight over month-end financial close compliance and governance activities, monthly business reporting, which may involve presentations on financial results to business partners and leadership. Manages the proper accounting treatment for any significant transactions and potential involvement in transactional due diligence. Leads strategic projects with business partners aimed at delivering the maximum strategic value and continuous improvement, which includes automation and digitization projects. Provides leadership, guidance and support to staff members. Monitors the planning and direction of departmental activities and projects.
Leadership Skills – Strong planning, management, and critical thinking skills. Demonstrated experience in developing and leading high performing and self-directed teams. Leads through team empowerment.
Technical Skills – Demonstrates high proficiency in the subject area including solid understanding of GAAP and financial statements. Strong analytical and writing skills. Internal control and compliance focused.
Project Management – Establishes priorities and target dates, acquires vital resources, and coordinates implementation. Seeks feedback from key stakeholders.
Business Knowledge – Knowledgeable in all aspect of the team’s assigned tasks. Strong working knowledge of business functions and industry practices at Steelcase. Strong business acumen.
Communication Skills: Demonstrates strong presentation skills. Is proactive in building positive relationships among team members and other functions with which the team interacts. Ability to express thoughts and findings clearly and succinctly (both written and orally).
Statement on Equity
We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else is all invited to apply.
Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
Five or more years of public accounting experience
Minimum of one year of management or leadership experience
CPA or MBA preferred
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Who We Are:
Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.
We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.
Why People Choose To Work With Us
Let's start with the cool workspace—after all, that's our business. But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their best work. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking, we embrace wellbeing in its broadest sense and we provide coaching and inspiration at every step of your career journey.