IBM Accounting Lead

Job Description

As an IBM Accounting Lead, you will play a unique and integral role as a 'trusted business advisor' in support of various internal customers including Finance, Planning, Pricing, Operational teams, Business Development, Treasury, Client Financing etc. throughout globally integrated IBM.

Accounting has the responsibility to accurately record the company's financial performance using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IBM Accounting Practices and Local Statutory Principles.

Professionals working in this area perform complex operational and technical accounting activities, such as external customer contract review, reporting and analysis of monthly/quarterly results with insight and understanding of the key business drivers.

In this role you will also provide comprehensive and meaningful information and accounting guidance to the various stakeholders noted above.

Candidates should be a CPA and have a minimum of 7+ years of progressive accounting experiences. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and support senior executives on reporting and technical accounting matters in a timely fashion.

IBM is looking for people who have a passion for the information technology industry and are determined to achieve long term success at IBM.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience including leadership roles
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Possess or strong interest to apply US GAAP accounting rules in a complex, SEC regulated, technology company
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of computer skills including the Office suite of products
  • Demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Prefer experience at one of the Big Four accounting firms

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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