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Technical Accounting Advisor
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Technical Accounting Advisor
### Description
## Important Finance Role at Growing Global Industry Innovator
### Build a Career Home at Company Shaping the Future of Automotive Cockpit Electronics
Technically sharp finance/accounting skills, a desire to continually learn and grow, and strong initiative. If this describes you, consider aligning your career with Visteon. Here's why:
* You will play an** important role** in the finance team supporting a company of 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 19 countries.
* Our goal is to bring on professionals who are motivated to **expand their knowledge and skills**, and we'll rotate you through various finance functions.
* We promote the kind of **creative and collaborative environment** that is simply hard to find.
* We are enjoying strong growth, and there is much more to come; that **growth will create opportunities **for proven performers.
* You'll join a company committed to **new and emerging technologies**, driven by a modern and forward-looking approach.
**A technology-driven company focused on cockpit electronics and the road to autonomous driving.** Visteon is at the epicenter of the connected car driving revolution, with one of the broadest cockpit electronics portfolios in the industry. Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures vehicle cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions that deliver a rich, connected experience for drivers and passengers. Visteon is well-positioned to address emerging cockpit electronics trends, with solutions including Phoenix(TM) infotainment, SmartCore(TM) domain controllers and an autonomous driving approach that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning. Named a top-five Tier 1 supplier for connected car solutions by ABI Research, Visteon is technology-driven, flexible and enjoys a diversified customer base and broad global footprint.
Video: Visteon's award-winning SmartCore(TM) is the industry's first cockpit domain controller, consolidating and integrating infotainment, headup display, instrument cluster, smartphone and virtualization. SmartCore is an important part of our roadmap to autonomous driving.
## The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Technical Accounting Advisor opportunity, you will have:
* A bachelor's or master's degree in Accounting
* Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
* A minimum of 4 years of accounting and/or financial reporting experience, ideally including at least 4 years at a Big 4 firm
* Strong knowledge of GAAP and the ability to independently research complex accounting topics
* Proficiency with MS Excel and Word
Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:
* Exceptional analytical skills and strong attention to detail
* Strong written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to write clear and concise communications on technical accounting and reporting matters
* Excellent organizational skills with the ability prioritize and manage multiple tasks or assignments and consistently meet or exceed deadlines
* Self-motivation and a strong sense of urgency
* The ability to effectively interface with global team members, peers, internal stakeholders and leadership
What'll Make You Special
* Demonstrated strength in conducting accounting research
* Excellent writing skills
* Technical accounting experience
* Experience in the automotive / electronics space
* Proficiency with financial reporting systems (e.g. HFM, QAD, Wdesk).
Pictured: Visteon's breakthrough approach to infotainment the next-generation Phoenix(TM) infotainment platform -- is one of the most crucial systems to enhancing the user experience in a connected car. Like all our infotainment solutions, it enables connectivity to the Internet of things (IoT) and the cloud, and offers personalization and artificial intelligence functionalities.
## The Role
Reporting to the Senior Manager, SEC Reporting & Consolidation, you will join a team that also includes a Supervisor, Senior Analyst and SEC Reporting Advisor. You will help lead the team responsible for the preparation of SEC filings, and also be responsible for technical accounting research and staying up-to-date on new accounting guidance and pronouncements.
More specifically, you will:
* Assume responsibility for the accounting, reporting, and any technical research with respect to derivatives, stock compensation, unconsolidated joint ventures and other technical areas as required
* Support the SEC filing preparation and reporting
* Assist with the quarterly earnings release process
* Stay up-to-date on new accounting guidance and help assess the impact on the business and reporting environment
* Research the accounting for unique transactions, as needed
* Submit journal entries for your areas of responsibility
* Perform ad-hoc analysis as required
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
Pictured: Visteon is a pioneer and leader in head up displays (HUDs), helping drivers keep their eyes on the road. Our engineers are bringing higher definition and modular product architecture to HUD, based on tailored kinematic system.
## What's in It for You
**Professional development**
Working at Visteon is not a destination, but a journey in which our employees can develop their strengths and advance their careers while helping a global, technology-focused company achieve its goals. We have a variety of programs in place to support employee's ongoing development. Visteon is dedicated to performance leadership -- employees are encouraged continuously to set developmental goals and are rewarded for their commitment.
**Focusing on the future**
Our corporate strategy involves focusing on emerging areas in the automotive industry, including autonomous vehicles. This strategy is driven by constant innovation, and you will work on the leading edge as part of this team. We are recognized across the industry for innovation. For example, our SmartCore(TM) Cockpit Domain Controller earned the German Center of Automotive Management's top innovating prize in 2017.
**Autonomy and support**
If you're the person we're looking for, you take pride in working through challenges on your own. We believe in hiring great people and getting out of their way. At the same time, you will join a team with deep experience, and support is always at hand.
**Stability and growth**
We have a strong book of business that projects several years out, and a customer base that includes almost every automotive manufacturer on the planet. You will find Visteon on every Ford vehicle. Our revenues in 2017 were $3.15 billion, and 2018 is shaping up to be another strong year for us.
**Award-winning workplace**
In 2016, Visteon was presented with a When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. This prestigious award is part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and is based on an evaluation of factors associated with employee health, well-being and engagement.
**Impact and benefits**
At Visteon, employees are part of an international organization and are often in daily contact with colleagues and customers all over the world. The nature of our organization allows employees at all levels to deliver results that affect our business on a daily basis. Visteon offers competitive salaries, state-of-the-industry benefits and an environment that encourages employees to achieve their career goals.
Video: In August 2017, Visteon employees volunteered at Life Remodeled, a Detroit non-profit organization that invests approximately $5 million in cash, labor and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year.
## Keys to Success
We are looking for a resourceful, enthusiastic, and disciplined professional who can contribute at multiple levels. The role involves more strategic work, like managing processes, as well as hands-on tasks like journal entries. The role involves more strategic work as hands-on tasks. Your expertise will be esteemed, but we value well rounded, sharp-minded people who can help out in different areas.
While we recognize that there will be a learning curve, you should take a proactive approach to getting up to speed quickly. In fact, you should be driven to gain knowledge and broaden your professional horizons on an ongoing basis. You bring the intellectual curiosity and we'll provide opportunities to learn.
In addition, in order to be an outstanding Technical Accounting Advisor, you will:
* Achieve goals independently, but also contribute as a team player
* Demonstrate the initiative to see what needs to be done and do it
* Be resourceful in conducting research, and consolidate your findings into succinct presentations
* Combine analytical skills with creativity in solving problems
* Ensure the delivery of top quality results in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
* Promote collaboration and knowledge sharing with others
* Keep a constant eye out for ways to improve processes and controls
Pictured: Visteon was the first to market with fully reconfigurable instrument clusters and we continue to develop intelligent solutions for safety, security and connectivity.
## Qualifications
### Licenses & Certifications
CPA-Certified Public Acco
*Posted:* April 16, 2018

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