General Accounting Manager - Exelis Shared Services
ITT Exelis - Fort Wayne, IN

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ITT Exelis Shared Services, Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking accounting professionals with a BS degree, CPA, excellent leadership and communication skills for the position of Accounting Manager. The Accounting Manager applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments, and income. Compiles and analyzes financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy. Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure an adequate recognition of financial transactions. Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures.

More specifically, the Accounting Manager leads the development and execution of the General Accounting services strategy for ITT Exelis Shared Services. Assists the Controller and Director in planning, organizing and managing the general accounting service function in a manner that insures effective functional controls and the safeguarding and effective use of assets. This includes, but is not limited to, development and leadership of service team, the establishment of effective accounting controls and processes, reporting systems and financial analysis, and the continuous improvement of the service offering. Provide senior management with the level of support and information required for the operation of the business.

This is a critical and highly visible position within ITT Exelis. We are seeking technical experts in the area of Accounting with a strong understanding of and experience applying US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). Proven skills in customer service, communication, leadership, problem solving, team building and consensus abilities.

Required Experience:
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
* At least 10 years of diverse professional experience in all areas of Accounting/Finance, which may include at least 5 years managing respective area.
* Supervisory experience required.
* CPA required.
* Strong understanding of, and experience applying, US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
* U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Level Required at Start Date
No Clearance Required

Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Percent of Travel Required
25%

Work Status
Full-Time

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