VW USA Careers – Accounting Specialist

Job Description:

The Accounting Specialist needs to be able to perform complex and in-depth analysis and research, and act with significant latitude for un-reviewed action with work including, but not limited to the enhancement of internal controls and key control documentation. The position will also assist the Accounting Supervisor in analyzing financial information, conducting trend analysis, summarizing financial status and other ad hoc tasks. The work environment provides the opportunity for independent initiative and judgment to improve accounting processes, procedures, and financial reporting. This position will have frequent interaction with German HQ and other areas of the business such as Controlling, Risk, Tax, Structure Financed, Service Center Accounting, Treasury, VW and Audi Brands.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Year-end Statutory Financial statements, footnotes, and disclosures.
  • Monthly financial reporting related to impairment for Risk Department
  • Monthly Consolidated financial statements and related disclosure for submission to HQ according to IFRS
  • The manager and other team members with various ad hoc projects
  • Major deviations from budget/forecast in collaboration with the Controlling Department
  • The financial statements, report on variances and resolve outstanding issues with other departments
  • And apply new accounting standards as applicable
  • Monthly performance and major variances and provide to HQ for related questions
  • Suggesting changes in processes and procedures
  • In the development and maintenance of financial control procedures for financial reporting under IFRS guidelines
  • Recommending, developing, and maintaining the general ledger chart of accounts and cost centers ensuring that transactions are disclosed properly
  • Internal and external audits with regard to control testing, account verifications, external confirmations, and other related projects
  • Monthly reconciliations, research and resolve outstanding issues with other departments
  • Monthly financial statements for VCI and subsidiaries according to IFRS and be responsibilities for related month end activities

Job Requirements:

  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a “can-do” positive attitude with willingness to learn and then be able to apply
  • Demonstrates assertiveness, influencing, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Self-starter with solid organizational skills
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, being creative and strategic
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and Word. Advanced knowledge in Excel understanding concepts of databases, PIVOT tables, filtering data, use of mathematical, logical and statistical functions
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team environment through joining people, processes and/or systems

Job Details:

Company:  Volkswagen

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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