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TECHNICAL ACCOUNTANT

Company: Air Products
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description and QualificationsAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., a world leading industrial gases company in operation for nearly 80 years, has an immediate opening for a Technical Accountant at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania with hybrid work arrangements.

This position includes responsibilities in several key areas including worldwide incentive compensation accounting, external reporting, and technical US GAAP research, among others. This position is part of a highly regarded, team-oriented technical accounting, external reporting and consolidations team that is engaged in many aspects of the Company's dynamic, growing business in 50+ countries.

Principal responsibilities:

1) Accounting and disclosure for the Company's global share-based and cash-based incentive programs in accordance with FASB Accounting Standards Codification 718 and working with Human Resources on the implementation and/or changes to the Company's plans.
2) Assisting with the preparation, review and issuance of consolidated financial statements and investor filings in accordance with US GAAP by required deadlines:

  • Annual 10-K report to shareholders and the SEC
  • Quarterly Press Release
  • Quarterly 10-Q report
  • Annual Proxy Statement3) Providing support to our local accounting teams around the globe to complete statutory financial statements
    4) Participating in the implementation of new accounting and disclosure standards
    5) Summarizing emerging GAAP and assisting with preparation of comments letters to the FASB and SEC on exposure drafts and discussion papers
    6) Leading or participating in special projects as necessary

    Qualifications include:
    • 3-5+ years Big 4 public accounting experience
    • Bachelor's in Accounting or CPA required
    • Strong US GAAP accounting theory, research and application skills
    • SEC reporting experience
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills including the ability to work effectively with management and external auditors
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent people skills
      Working here you will discover: Rewards for your achievements and respect as a valued member of the team. Challenging and interesting work that makes a difference. A collaborative environment where you are inspired to build lasting relationships. Broad opportunities for growth and development in a global company. Colleagues who are talented, caring and driven to win!At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment!Air Products thanks 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.We are 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.Req No.36408BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationCorporateBusiness Sector / DivisionFinanceRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

Keywords: Air Products, Allentown , TECHNICAL ACCOUNTANT, IT / Software / Systems , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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