Daimler Trucks North America Sr. Accountant II Treasury Accounting (L5) in Portland, Oregon
When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.
We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.
DTNA General Accounting: One team, best team!
We design, operate and control the Accounting and Financial Reporting process of DTNA. As valuable business partner we ensure transparency, provide accounting guidance and services. As quality gatekeeper we drive compliance with accounting and financial reporting rules within DTNA and the Daimler Truck Division.
Be part of it, join the team!!
Your tasks at a glance:
Financial reporting tasks
General ledger accounting and financial analyses
Methods, Processes and Systems
Reporting/communication of financial results and coordination of financial (regulatory) filings
Internal Control over Financial Reporting
Cross-functional project work
As part of the Daimler Trucks North America Treasury Accounting Group, the Sr. Accountant II will be responsible for executing all In-House Bank related accounting tasks. Performing confirmation and reconciliation of inter-company balances with affiliated companies on a monthly basis. Coordination, preparation and submission of financial statements for Daimler Truck Finance North America LLC for the Group Financial Statements. Preparation and compilation of the audited stand-alone financial statements of Daimler Truck Finance North America LLC. Learn new technology as appropriate to address business needs and utilize the technology capabilities to the treasury accounting team’s advantage. Develop and review business process maps, technical documentation, design documents, configuration, and enhancement requests.
Financial Reporting Tasks:
Execution and oversight of financial reporting tasks and month-end close activities associated with Treasury Accounting
Analytical review of financial information, and review of operation of relevant systems, transactions, processes and controls to ensure the proper recording of and the accurate and timely filing of internal financial statements to Daimler.
Prepare treasury related journal entries and validate all system interfaces feeding SAP cbFC and / or MIF.
Interface with Accounting, Treasury and other Daimler internal parties to produce reports and provide analysis related to resolution of complex treasury issues.
General ledger accounting and financial analyses:
Review of general ledger account reconciliations and financial analyses to ensure that financial transactions are recorded in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Apply relevant guidance and perform necessary analysis for all Treasury Accounting activities.
Review of reconciliations monthly to ensure accuracy and quality is maintained for Treasury Accounting related transactions and balances including daily account reconciliation, interest calculation and balance confirmation.
Perform hard-close and year-end Accounting tasks as required.
Manage special (ad-hoc) assignments and projects as they arise
Research various accounting issues and propose appropriate accounting treatment, resolve accounting/reporting issues to ensure proper accounting standards and best practices are applied
Work closely with Business Partners to identify process improvements, internal control weaknesses, and various accounting issues. Work to effect organizational or system change in order to achieve productivity, efficiency and control improvements. Develop and review business process maps, technical documentation, design documents, configuration, and enhancement requests. Learn new technology as appropriate to address business needs and utilize the technology capabilities to Treasury team’s advantage.
Methods, Processes and Systems:
Research relevant new accounting issues and propose appropriate accounting treatment.
Draft white papers supporting proper IFRS accounting treatment related to technical accounting issues and matters.
Monitor and analyze current and developing legislation and regulations affecting Treasury Accounting.
Coordinate and ensure on an ongoing basis the completion of internal projects related to sound accounting processes and compliance with all IAS and IFRS accounting standards.
Prepare documentation of new and/or existing processes and policies.
Possess a solid understanding of cbFC-SAP integration with non-SAP systems such as the treasury accounting system (GTS).
Reporting/communication of financial results and coordination of financial (regulatory) filings:
Communication of financial results and key performance metrics (KPI's) to management
Prepare and review KPI reporting metrics presented to management
Communicate issues and exceptions to accounting management and the external audit team
Provide quarterly external audit support and perform year-end accounting reporting.
Preparation and compilation of the audited stand-alone financial statements of Daimler Truck Finance North America LLC.
Perform evaluation of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and ensure that the necessary controls are documented and tested in accordance with the Company's internal requirements, including the coordination and design documents, effectiveness testing, and remediation where necessary.
Work with the business partners to identify internal control issues
Cross-functional project work:
Exhibit leadership in working cross functionally with business units to implement new business processes as a result of changes in business or accounting requirements.
Routinely monitor, track and report progress of implementation on complex projects. Drive organizational and/or system changes to meet Continuous Improvement and TOS objectives.
Lead and participate in cross-functional continuous improvement activities to improve the overall quality of process in which the treasury accounting group participates. Using LEAN and continuous improvement techniques, evaluate and re-engineer business processes to achieve standardization and cost optimization within the treasury accounting processes.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university required
An attached resume is required
Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)
Degree focus in Accounting, Finance
5-7 years of related experience preferred
CPA preferred with IFRS 9 Hedge Accounting knowledge
Experience in a manufacturing environment using automated accounting systems and familiarity with International Finance Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting principles
Good written and verbal communication skills to operate up, down, or across the organization
Detailed oriented, strategic thinking for continuous improvement, demonstrates initiative
Analytical, problem solving and root cause identification skills
Being a team player focused on adding value and achieving results for both Finance and the company
Strong Microsoft Excel / PowerPoint skill set
SAP - cbFC system experience
Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application
Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.
Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Title: Sr. Accountant II Treasury Accounting (L5)
Requisition ID: DAI0000JP0