Corporate Accounting Team Manager

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Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29302
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

 

Our Global Finance Group partners with other Capital Group departments to proactively provide relevant, timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis, innovative solutions and other insightful information that impacts business decision-making while protecting company interests.

 

As a Global Finance Team Manager in the Corporate Accounting group in our Irvine, CA office, you will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the accounting records, related supporting schedules and effective control environment of selected corporate entities.  You will perform detailed analysis and review of business unit financial performance and take the lead in proactively resolving accounting related issues with business management and liaise with external auditors.  Additionally, you will assess performance, provide performance coaching and feedback, and develop team members to deliver superior business results.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the monthly accounting and operational processes
  • Analyzing and forecast key business statistics, trends and drivers that impact financial results
  • Making recommendations that drive operational efficiency
  • Working with other departments to report financial information and ad hoc analyses
  • Reviewing current and future business initiatives including adoption of new accounting standards for financial impacts
  • Leading and participating in special projects 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related field; CPA or MBA strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in accounting, finance or a related function and at least 2 years of management/supervisory experience, including a demonstrated ability to coach and lead experienced professionals to reach desired results
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and resolve challenges independently through good judgment, decisiveness and ability to provide guidance to others
  • Demonstrated strong business acumen, critical thinking and experience with change management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to executives
  • Demonstrate strong technical skills and be well-versed in enabling finance technologies.
  • Experience with ERP systems and advanced knowledge of Excel
  • General knowledge of mutual funds and experience in the investment management industry is a plus

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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