Manager Accounting

Walgreens, DEERFIELD Illinois, US

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Job DescriptionJob SummaryResponsible for overseeing and directing the accounting function for a specific business unit or function within the organization. Responsible for developing accounting policies, procedures and controls and implementing accounting systems pertaining to a specific business unit or accounting function. Also responsible for ensuring that the reporting and activities adhere to GAAP and company policies. Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for accuracy of the financial statements and management reports for specific business unit or function. Works in partnership with business and accounting management to meet accounting needs of the business.Directs and controls the teams' general accounting activities, including recording company transactions, classifications, and reconciliation of account balances in accordance with GAAP and company policy. Implements new accounting policies and ensures those policies are communicated to team as well as the business unit. Reviews accounting results. Prepares management reports and presents results to Accounting Management. Proposes recommendations for changes and improvements to accounting policies/procedures. May manage the team working on implementing changes to policies/procedures. Prepares and/or reviews reports supporting internal and external audits. Works with internal and external audit as needed. Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of policies and rules, and constructive discipline; builds morale and motivation.An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans About Walgreens Boots AllianceWalgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers' and patients' needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.WBA's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.External Basic QualificationsBachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing or High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.Experience with applicable accounting regulations.Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.At least 1 year experience of direct leadership or cross functional team leadership. Willing to travel up to 15% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). May include international travel.Preferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing or High School Diploma/GED and at least 8 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.Master's degree in Accountancy or MBACPA designation.Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).PDN-97504b7c-8890-4053-b5ef-03a93839cb46