IAS US General Acct Assoc Dir
Durham, NC 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Job Overview:

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is currently seeking a Integrated Accounting Services (IAS), Associate Director in various locations. This individual will accomplish the following:

  • Provide guidance in line with the designed processes and manage escalations as needed
  • Manage and oversee Integrated Accounting Services Accounting team, including a full range of recruitment and performance evaluation activities, schedules work, and preparing training plans
  • Manage the timely and accurate completion of period end closings for all Integrated Accounting Services accounting departments, in compliance with Corporate policies and deadlines
  • Manage the timely preparation and review of quarterly SEC schedules and other financial schedules or analyses completed by the accounting departments
  • Complete complex analyses, and review and refine financial statements and variance explanations prepared by accountants with additional business context behind the transactions prior to distribution to customers
  • Support Controllership and IAS Lead in efforts to implement new policies and procedures, and assist with the development and implementation of local accounting policies and internal controls
  • Provide oversight for all internal and external audit activities, directing appropriate departments for supporting documentation when necessary
  • Take a business partner approach with all stakeholders and forge strong relationships within the organization
  • Provide feedback to onshore and offshore accountants, gather feedback and requests from Segment / BU / Corporate Controllership, and promote continuous development within the accounting team
  • Prioritize and implement opportunities for continuous improvement within the general accounting function
  • Minimum - Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent number of years of experience
  • Preferred - CPA and advanced accounting degree
  • 15 + years of business experience within Accounting with increasing responsibility
  • 10+ years of supervisory experience
  • Professional certification (CPA) and advanced Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate direct and indirect reports
  • Adhere to a pro-active approach, with the ability to problem solve, and interact professionally with internal and external clients in order to meet everyone's needs in an effective and timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
  • Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate level)
  • Previous experience with ERP system (PeopleSoft preferred)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience working with a global team
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP principles and internal control environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with large amounts of data

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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