Knowledge Systems Manager
Koch Industries, Inc. - Wichita, KS

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Company Overview

Koch Industries, Inc. (Koch) is one of the largest private companies in America according to Forbes magazine. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining and chemicals; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; minerals; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching. Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested more than $60 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures.

The Koch Industries’ Corporate Accounting team is responsible for consolidations, management and US GAAP reporting to our shareholders and managing the daily accounting functions related to a number of Koch businesses, not-for-profit entities and its capabilities such as Treasury, Business Development, HR, Public Affairs, and Legal. The Corporate Accounting team is also responsible for managing and collaborating on global accounting and reporting requirements with all Koch subsidiaries, which includes:

Providing accounting thought leadership on complex business transactions and proposed changes in global accounting standards

Helping our business leaders make informed and empowered decisions during complex business transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures and business restructurings

Facilitating collaboration, knowledge sharing and economic perspectives between business units

Creating accounting best practices and promoting innovation across our company’s finance organizations

Enhancing the quality of our financial and statutory reporting process globally

Position Summary

As a Knowledge Systems Manager, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining programs and content related to our minimum internal financial control standards, regulatory boards monitoring, and talent development for our controller organization. In this individual contributor role, you will be provided the opportunity to work with our subsidiaries and learn from all levels of management in one of the largest private companies in America. Some of the responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to:

Manage the Koch Industries minimum internal financial control standards by fielding questions, reviewing and collaborating with others regarding required updates, communicating changes across businesses and ensuring our computer-based trainings are accurate and incorporate best practices

Monitor regulatory board activity for both US GAAP and IFRS, assist in the interpretation and commentary process of proposed accounting standards and coordinate knowledge share sessions across businesses

Develop and maintain compliance requirements related to a talent development program that can offer CPE-qualified trainings (both live and computer-based) to internal audiences

Participate in and support ad hoc talent initiatives and collaboration projects

A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

Good oral and written communication and presentation skills

Organized with attention to detail and ability to multitask projects in a fast-paced environment

Ability to network and collaborate effectively across businesses and capabilities within the company

Proactive/self-drive work habits


7+ years of professional experience

3+ years working in accounting

Business related degree - Bachelor's or higher (i.e. Accounting, Finance, Taxation, etc.)

May be required to work beyond 8:00 am – 4:45pm schedule

Experience in human resources, learning and education, talent management

Public speaking and presentation experience

Previous computer experience (SharePoint, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA License) – active or inactive

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Koch (pronounced "coke") Industries is the real thing, one of the largest (if not the largest) private companies in the US....