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Director, Finance (Remote)

Company: Sears Holdings Corporation
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Director, Finance is the finance lead for the Talent & Human Capital Services and Legal Business Units and is responsible for all accounting, including month-end/year-close, financial planning and forecasting and management reporting and analysis. This position manages the Talent & Human Capital Services and Legal operating expense budgets, as well as, the Transformco self-insured medical reserve. The Director, Finance provides monthly operating results analysis to the General Counsel, who manages the Talent & Human Capital Services and Legal departments, comparing actual expense results to plan and forecast, with in depth significant variance explanations.The Director, Finance is also responsible for the Financial Reporting Controller's Binder, which is a monthly summary report of the company balance sheet comparing current month balance sheet account balances to the prior year-end account balances, recording of monthly insurance accounting entries and reconciling insurance reserves to the year-end actuarial report.In addition, the Director, Finance is responsible for the company's Legal and Environmental reserves and ensuring accounting and financial statement reporting standards are met. The Director, Finance is responsible for the Procurement department contract savings tracker, which measures non-merchandise contract spend against non-merchandise contract goals and provides a weekly report submission to the Divisional Vice President, Procurement, who reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The Director, Finance position reports directly to the Sr. Director, External Reporting and Consolidations, who reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This position manages and supports one report direct and one non-report direct.Responsibilities/Skills/Experience RequirementsCore Competencies:G/L, A/P, A/R and Account ReconciliationsFinancial Statements and Management Reporting Consolidation and Legal Entity Reporting Operating Expense Budgets Health & Welfare Benefits and Risk Management Ability to create financial statement footnotes, journal entries and account reconciliations.Automated Financial System (PeopleSoft) and Business Software (Essbase and Microsoft Excel)Solid Verbal and Written Communications Skills Cross-Functional Team InteractionsEducation and QualificationsBachelor's Degree Required CPA PreferredMinimum of 5 years' experience in Corporate Accounting

Keywords: Sears Holdings Corporation, Hoffman Estates , Director, Finance (Remote), Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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