IAS US General Accounting Manager
Durham, NC 
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Job Description
Job Overview:

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

  • Provide guidance in line with the designed process and manage escalations as needed
  • Allocate tasks to optimize efficiency across onshore and offshore direct and indirect reports
  • Review identified material journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by onshore and offshore accountants and corresponding supporting documentation
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations that have been identified as complex, material, or high risk
  • Review and refine financial statement variance explanations prepared by accountants with additional business context behind the transactions
  • Manage the timely and accurate completion of assigned close activities and resolve issues
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and maintain assigned service levels with Segment, BU and corporate contacts
  • Provide feedback to onshore and offshore accountants, gather feedback and requests from Segment / BU / Corporate Controllership, and promote continuous development within the accounting team
  • Observe the effectiveness of policies, procedures, and controls implemented to minimize risk and take corrective action if necessary
  • Identify 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
  • 5 + years of business experience within Accounting with increasing responsibility
  • 3-5 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 proactive 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
5+ years
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