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Position Title :Corporate & Field Accounting Manager
Hiring Company :H & R BLOCK, INC
Resume Recipient :Hiring Company
Job Category :Accounting/GAAP/Reporting
Location:United States
Job I.D:14356
Nearest Metropolitan Area(s) : Kansas City
Primary Location City,
: Kansas City,MO
Description : JOB SUMMARY
Plans, directs and monitors the monthly financial statement closing process for various lines of business. Preparation and presentation of analysis of monthly financial results. Preparation and/or review of account reconciliations. Coordination with other groups within H&R Block, including, operational business owners, Corporate Tax, Treasury, and Financial Planning & Analysis.

• Coordinate the monthly financial statement close process for various lines of business. Ensure compliance with overall monthly close calendar. Directly responsible for the review and analysis of data prepared by the Accounting team and the Financial Planning & Analysis team. Review all ledger activity for completeness and appropriateness.
• Review the financial statements for various lines of business and prepare a variance analysis. Lead monthly financial statement meetings to review and approve the financial statements.
• Coordinate the preparation and review of account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Focus on continuous improvement to the existing reconciliation process, including the level of detail included on reconciliation and timely follow-up on reconciling items. Ensure adherence to account reconciliation policy.
• Partner closely with operational business owners to understand contemplated business changes. Discussions could include new business initiatives, accounting treatment of new business initiatives, process improvements, etc.
• Coordinate the preparation of year-end tax reporting information for the Corporate Tax department.
• Focus on continuous improvement. Identifies and executes new processes to improve efficiency.
• Assist in the preparation of annual audit schedules, press release schedules and SEC filings.
• Obtain and report on information from Workday on an ad hoc and routine basis.
• Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Requirements
• A minimum of five years accounting experience to include supervisory experience in a “Big 4” CPA firm, major regional accounting firm or relevant industry experience.
• Prior experience in preparing financial statements to include income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows, statement of stockholders’ equity.
• Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures as applied in a public company.
• Prior experience with understanding and maintaining a strong internal control environment.
• Working knowledge of automated accounting systems.
• Prior experience with Workday or other general ledger and consolidation and reporting systems with query, report writing and other user functionality.
• Strong financial analysis capability.
• Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals throughout the organization.
• Ability to partner with offshore accounting resources for successful completion of activities.
• Ability to establish priorities, organize and plan work for self and subordinates
• Ability to review the work of subordinates and members of other departments in a constructive, helpful, and objective manner.
Requirements : Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Accounting or related field.
• “Big 4” firm experience.

About H&R Block...
H&R Block’s purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We’ve been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we’ve grown to have approximately 12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the world.

We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it’s how determined, forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our leadership is. We believe it’s all those things, and much more.
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