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Sr. Accountant

Company: Fortune Brands
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we believe that our innovation and success are fueled by the passion of our people and the strength of our teams. Together, we work to fulfill dreams of home by aligning around common goals, being agile in the face of change, holding ourselves accountable, and acting with integrity and transparency. We succeed when everyone belongs and strive to build a Home for All where all associates can be their true, authentic selves at work. Learn more about our culture here.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger, as well as the resultant managerial reports and financial statements for Fortune Brands Innovations (FBIN). The Senior Accountant is also responsible for accounting for Equity-Based Compensation at FBIN and updating and communicating changes to the expense forecast as needed. The Senior Accountant will also work closely with accounting teams on various accounting topics. A successful candidate will be analytical and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal and communications skills.

This position is eligible for a hybridschedule based out of our Deerfield, IL office.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Responsible for completing the monthly FBIN-Corporate consolidation.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for FBIN-Corporate, analyze results, and communicate variances in a concise manner.
  • Analyze & consolidate various Quarter and Year-end reporting schedules, including the debt and equity roll forwards and stock-based compensation footnote.
  • Partner with the HR and Tax teams as the Accounting subject matter expert for Equity-Based Incentive Compensation topics within FBIN.
  • Work closely with HR on the accounting for our non-qualified deferred compensation plan.
  • Complete account analysis & reconciliations on a monthly basis and resolve reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with Business Units, Corporate Accounting, and Finance on intercompany accounting items.
  • Collaborate with FP&A on preparing the Corporate cash flow forecast, analyzing Corporate G&A forecast variances, and updating the Corporate G&A forecast.
  • Work closely with Treasury to account for foreign currency, cash flow and interest rate hedges, new debt issuances and debt modifications.
  • Assist in special projects.

    Qualifications

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor s degree in Accounting
    • 5-7+ years of financial reporting or equivalent experience
    • Experience with MS Office, SAP, and BPC or similar financial reporting software

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Experience working in a public company or public accounting

        Additional Information

        Salary Range - $76,700 - $116,050.

        Fortune Brands Innovation (FBIN) is built on industry-leading brands and innovation within our operating segments: Plumbing, Doors and Security. We have an impressive track record of strong financial results, market outperformance and growth, which translates into career and professional growth opportunities for associates. Please visit our website at to learn more.

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        FBIN is an equal opportunity employer. FBIN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

        Reasonable Accommodations

        FBIN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Keywords: Fortune Brands, Elgin , Sr. Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Deerfield, Illinois

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