The Director of Corporate Accounting and Consolidations is responsible for leading Crane’s Corporate Accounting team and the consolidation of Crane’s results. The Director role has 2 direct reports and significant interaction with our Business Unit finance teams and other corporate department leaders including Legal, Tax, Treasury, FP&A, Investor Relations, and the Corporate External Reporting team.
Oversight of monthly reporting of consolidated results including flash reporting and internal metric reporting through the monthly close cycle
Preparation of consolidated cash flow statement including analysis of all supporting transactions related to stock compensation, acquisition/disposition activity, treasury matters, and business unit activity.
Leadership of monthly forecasting and the annual planning process for corporate office departments including collaboration with department heads on expense budgeting and tracking.
Review of all Press Release and SEC filing data including working collaboratively with corporate department leaders and business unit finance teams to support all disclosures
Partnering with third party pension and other benefit providers to ensure proper planning and recording of related expense and accounting entries
Management of significant areas of corporate accounting including acquisitions and dispositions, restructuring, stock compensation, benefit plans
Ensuring adherence to global accounting policies; educating global finance team on policies
Oversight of Corporate GL system, Dynamics, and consolidation system, HFM, including significant interaction with system administrators
Oversight of the Corporate accounting team including Accounts Payable and General Accounting
Coordination of statutory audits related to the corporate holding companies
Providing consultation to our Business Unit Finance teams related to accounting and reporting
Oversight of SOX controls related to corporate accounting
Supervising and providing professional development to two direct reports
Strong knowledge of technical accounting and the monthly close process
Highly driven and self-motivated individual who can manage projects independently
Detailed oriented, highly organized individual with a positive attitude and commitment to continuous improvement
Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative nature with the ability to influence and lead others, while showing empathy
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to create and deliver presentations to senior management
CPA with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or finance
8-10 years prior experience working in accounting with at least 3 years working in public accounting and at least 5 years working on the Controller team of a publicly traded company
Experience with the Hyperion Finance Management (HFM) consolidation system a must
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics a plus
*Crane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
Crane is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Our primary markets are chemicals, power, oil & gas, aerospace & defense, along with a wide range of general industrial and consumer related end markets.
We have been committed to the highest standards of business conduct since 1855 when our founder, R.T. Crane, resolved “to conduct my business in the strictest honesty and fairness; to avoid all deception and trickery; to deal fairly with both customers and competitors; to be liberal and just toward employees; and to put my whole mind upon the business.”
We use a comprehensive set of business processes and operational excellence tools that we call the Crane Business System to drive continuous improvement throughout our businesses. We employ approximately 12,000 people in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.