Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IBM Accounting Practices and Local Statutory Principles. Professionals working in this area are involved in some or all of the following activities: accounting for complex business transactions, advising the business on technical accounting matters, and performing financial performance reporting and analysis.
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 technical accounting matters in a timely fashion. This includes performing thorough accounting research in complex areas, providing significant influence on the resolution of technical accounting issues, formulating accounting practices and procedures, providing advice to other professional accountants to insure worldwide integrated application. The candidate must be able to independently prepare various footnotes for external filings.
IBM is looking for people who have a passion for the information technology industry and are determined to achieve long term success at IBM.
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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.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Bachelor's or master's degree in Accounting or Finance
· Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience, including leadership roles
· Effective written and oral communication
· Fluent in English
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
· Prefer experience at one of the Big Four accounting firms
Secondary Job Category
Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
As an IBM Principal Accounting Advisor, you will perform a unique and integral role as a 'trusted business advisor' by influencing key business decisions, supporting internal as well as external client facing operations and contributing to IBM's business results.
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