• Senior Accounting Analyst

    Job Locations US-MI-Rockford
    Brand/Group
    Finance
    Job Function
    Finance
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    6
    Type
    Full Time
  • General Function

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    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, Stride Rite, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

     

    This Senior Corporate Accountant role is responsible for the preparation and analysis of more complex accounting transactions performed by Corporate Accounting. This position is responsible for the appropriate application of U.S. GAAP and documenting the Company’s position related to critical accounting rules. The position is exposed to the most complex financial concepts and provides the opportunity to interact with and influence senior management.

    Primary Duties

    • Prepare and/or review financial statements and disclosures for external reporting within the Company’s Form 10-K and 10-Q filings and quarterly earnings release. Responsible for XBRL compliance and document management within the Company’s SEC filing tool.
    • Account for the Company’s portfolio of derivatives, including foreign currency hedges and interest rate swaps. Record monthly mark-to-market adjustments and perform hedge effectiveness reviews. Document new hedging relationships.
    • Prepare account analysis, record journal entries, and perform account reconciliations for accrued bonus, employee benefit liabilities, workers compensation, severance, 401(k) match, deferred compensation programs, company-owned life insurance policies, and legal fees accrual.
    • Perform analysis of corporate cost centers to support the budgeting/planning process.
    • Interact with internal and external auditors.  Provide workpapers and control documentation for assigned accounts and processes.
    • Ensure consistent application of accounting concepts throughout the organization.
    • Perform technical accounting research that impact the financial statements of the company.
    • Prepare and/or review account reconciliations for assigned accounts.
    • Identify, define, and resolve complex accounting problems.
    • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
    • 4-6 years of experience including public accounting auditing and direct experience with SEC filers.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels throughout the organization.
    • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP) with experience on derivatives, benefits accounting and other complex accounting matters.
    • Experience with SEC public registrant reporting requirements.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • CPA required

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Normal office environment.

     

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

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