Senior Analyst IV Technical Accounting Hybrid

Ahold Delhaize, Salisbury North Carolina, US

Work at Ahold Delhaize


Address: USA-NC-Salisbury-2085 Harrison Road Store Code: Corporate Accounting & Reporting (5112158) Retail Business Services is the services company of leading grocery retail group Ahold Delhaize USA, providing services to five East Coast grocery brands: Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the size and scale of the local brands to and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we foster a community of belonging where everyone is valued. For more information, visit https://www.retailbusinessservices.com. Position Summary This position is ideal for a candidate who is hands-on and is looking to work in a fast-paced environment with a company experiencing dynamic growth. The candidate will be involved in managing the design, development and maintenance of technical and complex accounting transactions and financial reporting for the Ahold Delhaize US organization. Responsible for ongoing monitoring of business activities against defined triggers and compliance requirements. Coordinate directly with financial planning, financial reporting, and finance operations to drive continuous improvement for the business. This candidate will have the opportunity for involvement in the impairment process, lease accounting, preparation and review of the Company's internal deliverables, and other reporting needs of the organization. The Analyst IV will be an integral part of the accounting function reporting to the Manager III of Technical Accounting. Primary Responsibilities Role interfaces directly with all levels of management including Directors and above. Partner with various corporate departments (legal, real estate, tax, FP&A, brands, etc.) to help interpret and apply IFRS accounting guidance. Conduct analysis and write position papers documenting interpretation and conclusions of technical accounting research and appropriate application of IFRS accounting guidance for non-routine accounting transactions. Develop and execute broad reaching and business-related accounting policies and analytics.Drive compliance with accounting and reporting standards (IFRS) for external and internal management reporting under area of responsibility. Has extensive functional and project experience, is a recognized expert in a functional area with enough organizational and operational expertise to soundly identify relevant solutions and metrics. Manage multiple priorities, maintain organization, and meet high performance standards in a highly visible deadline-oriented position and environment. Assist in reviewing significant contracts for accounting implications and providing guidance to business partners. Prepares/Reviews budgets and forecasts as it relates to real estate related accounts. Perform account analysis and performs trend/flux analysis to identify, research, and explain variances to budget, forecasts, etc. for management.Work directly with internal and external partners to assure the auditors receive necessary data, documentation, and explanations.Assist in developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.Unique, creative, and innovative solutions are consistently required. Applies expertise and core competencies gathered from major projects and functional experience to solve problems. Promotes an effective project / functional environment through the effective use of indirect mentoring and coaching skills. Shares learnings and best practices with Analysts responsible for other process areas, and also leverages their learnings and experience. Plans and assigns work within the context of a project /function. Leads by example, demonstrating leadership attributes, depth/ breath of knowledge and experience allows for a wide range of project / functional guidance. Strong influencing and communication skills are key to build and maintain business relationships with internal and external partners to proactively identify, research and resolve issues.Will leverage Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies to work with responsible process area in the development of solutions.Additional job duties may be assigned as needed to meet the needs of the business and support our Values.QualificationsBS in Accounting CPA preferred6-8 years of previous experience Public Accounting experience preferredKnowledge of GAAP, IFRS preferred and a desire to continue to develop knowledgeAdvanced knowledge of Excel Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma preferredAbility to research, make recommendations based on interpretation of guidance, and document technical accounting issues Experience with interpreting new accounting standardsExcellent attention to detail and critical thinking abilityStrong customer focus and excellent communication skills - both oral and written#LI-CW1 # IND #ZR #DICEJobs #LI-CW1 #IND Retail Business Services is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.If you have a disability and require assistance in the application process, please contact our Talent Acquisition Department at tad@retailbusinessservices.com> Job Requisition: 253502_external_USA-NC-Salisbury_9192022