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Senior Manager, Financial Reporting

Univar Solutions

Univar Solutions

Accounting & Finance
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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Senior Manager, Financial Reporting

The Senior Manager of Financial Reporting will play a key role in both external and internal management reporting and will oversee and support the monthly and quarterly close process. This role will be leading the financial reporting team, including the consolidation of financial information, and the preparation, review, and issuance of the company’s financial documents.

What You’ll Do:

Prepare and review financial statements and related documents, ensuring completeness and accuracy according to US GAAP requirements and adherence to internal controls

Manage and review the monthly consolidation process, including consolidation review and intercompany elimination entries as well as other close support activity, including pension accounting and census reporting

Strategize for the optimization of consolidation and reporting procedures, including reducing the time to close and report results and finding efficiencies and improvements in the reporting process

Perform technical accounting and disclosure research, supervise U.S. GAAP developments, assist with adoption of new accounting disclosure rules, and benchmark Univar against other peer companies

Serve as a key liaison to internal and external auditors during the quarterly review and annual audit processes

Perform other duties as requested.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting
  • 8+ years accounting experience (Big 4 public accounting firm or second tier a plus)
  • CPA
  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles and practices (GAAP), external/SEC reporting and internal controls commensurate with an SEC registrant and related knowledge
  • Ability to evaluate technical accounting concepts
  • Ability to influence people and processes without direct responsibility
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and meet due dates
  • Experience working with OneStream and Wdesk preferred

Where You'll Work:

  • This is a hybrid-based role that will report out of our Downers Grove, IL location.

What You Can Expect:

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.