Director General Accounting
TransUnion 64 reviews - Chicago, IL

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Dynamics of the Role

This leadership role is a great mixture of accounting, reporting, forecasting, analysis and decision support for the overall USIS business. You will be highly visible with constant interaction and direct support of C-suite executives such as the USIS President, USIS Chief Operating Officer, Chief Product Office, and USIS & Corporate Chief Financial Officers. You will be required to lead a strong team of people through multiple priorities to hit critical deadlines. You will need to drive constant process improvement and automation in order to be able to focus on enhanced business decision support. You will review complex contractual & legal documents and business situations to discern financial, accounting and operational impacts. You will drive reporting improvements to satisfy the increased demand for information needed to make critical business decisions. The person will also be responsible for Internal Controls and SOX documentation for US business segment. The responsibilities include consolidation of USIS actuals and budget/forecasts and presentation thereof to senior management teams.

The Team’s Focus

The USIS Accounting and Finance team partners with the USIS and USIT business to provide financial insight into business performance while helping inform and support decision-making processes. Activities include reporting key business performance indicators; strategic planning; annual budgeting and forecasting; variance analysis and the preparation of executive reports and presentations. Members of the team regularly collaborate with and advise top-level executives within the business organization, gaining in-depth exposure to the operation and performance of the business. Associates have strong planning and analytical skills, GAAP knowledge, the ability to interpret and clearly explain data to non-Finance leadership and enjoy ongoing opportunities to support the business and improve business performance.

How You’ll Contribute:
  • Direct support and consultation in making business decisions.
  • Provide leadership to a strong team & team’s development
  • Provide accounting guidance
  • Drive continued process improvement.
  • Ensure appropriate internal controls
What You’ll Bring:
  • Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills
  • Deep experience with supporting and presenting to C-suite executives
  • A proven track-record of continued process improvement.

What We Offer

We aim high — and are reaching for new heights every day. This is a terrific time to join our team as we build on our commitment to integrity, service, reliability and innovation. These values stand behind the decisions we make every day, as well as our relationships at work and with the customers we serve. We believe in the power to achieve and are taking it in bold new directions.

Who We Are

A global leader in credit information and information management services, TransUnion gives businesses, consumers and the global community the power to achieve their goals. Businesses count on us to better manage risk and customer relationships. Consumers are able to better manage credit to achieve their financial goals. And in communities around the world we help build strong economies and give people the power to achieve their dreams.

Exceptional opportunities are coming as we build on this strong foundation. Our ambitious growth strategy includes substantial new investment worldwide, a wide range of new solutions to help our customers succeed like never before, and new ideas for expanding our reach in every part of our dynamic and fast-moving industry. We’re on an exciting journey and you can be a part of it.

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