MANAGER, AMERICAS CONTRACT ACCOUNTING
Company: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Posted on: February 16, 2020
28248BRReq No.:28248BRJob Description and Qualifications:Air
Products and Chemicals, Inc., a world-leading industrial gases
company, has an immediate opportunity for a Contract Accounting
Manager for our Americas Industrial Gases organization and based at
our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania.As the
Americas Contract Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for
supervising the day to day activities of the Global Tonnage
Contract Accountants ensuring that invoices are issued timely and
accurately in accordance with contractual terms and the subsequent
accounting transactions recorded accurately reflect the results of
the Company in the financial statements. Provide contract
accounting process leadership on a Global basis. Align/distribute
work among staff in a way that supports the needs of the various
business areas and global regions. In this position, you will be
responsible for providing day-to-day direction to a staff of 9 - 10
contract accountants within the Contract & Revenue Accounting
department. DIMENSIONS AMERICAS INDUSTRIAL GASES Number of
Facilities: -150Contracts Administered: -400Annual Revenue: -$2
- Supervise the staff in the delivery of contract administration
and accounting services to the Americas Industrial Gases
organization. Provide feedback for consideration to the various
commercial teams on contractual terms and conditions which lead to
more effective and lower cost contract administration,
administering the financial terms and conditions of signed
agreements, and invoicing customers timely and accurately.
- Challenge existing processes and influence the organization to
accept simplified, standardized processes which shorten process
time while more effectively serving and controlling the
- Interface with Decision Support, Corporate Energy, Operations,
and the various businesses served to ensure accounting and contract
administration services are being provided which support the
success of the business at an appropriate cost.
- Perform the necessary review of accounting close information to
ensure the accuracy and integrity of the reported financial
- Manage the work activities in relation to ASC 842 Leases from a
lessee and lessor perspective.
- Provide accounting leadership for issues that arise from the
normal course of activities within the businesses served. Provide
guidance to resolve cross-functional process issues.
- Responsible for ensuring control procedures are consistent with
Sarbanes/Oxley (SOX) requirementsQUALIFICATIONS:
- B.A./B.S. in Accounting is required. C.P.A., C.M.A., or C.I.A.
would be beneficial.
- 10 years experience in continuously expanded Finance roles
required to be successful in this position.
- Ideally the experience could include working previously as a
contract accountant (to understand how to read contracts and be
familiar with the various issues that arise), as well as experience
in Decision Support (to have an appreciation of the needs of the
business). The position requires an individual with significant
process focus skills in order to continuously drive improvement and
eliminate risk.Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package
including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life
insurance and retirement plans.To learn more, visit About Air
Products.We thank all applicants in advance for their interest;
however, only those applicants who are being considered for an
interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be
contacted.Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital
status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and
expression, disability, or veteran status.Job Title:MANAGER,
AMERICAS CONTRACT ACCOUNTINGEmployment Type:North America - Exempt
Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits
StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:CorporateBusiness Sector /
Keywords: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown , MANAGER, AMERICAS CONTRACT ACCOUNTING, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania
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