29 days old

Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting

USG Corporation
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    HQ 11369

Company Overview

USG, through our subsidiaries and joint ventures, is a leading manufacturer of building materials and innovative solutions that was originally formed in 1902. We produce a wide range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential repair and remodel construction as well as products used in certain industrial processes. Through our joint venture Boral Limited, referred to as USG Boral Building Products, or UBBP, we expanded the manufacturing, selling and distribution of certain building products throughout Asia, Australasia and the Middle East. UBBP is a leader in most of the markets it serves. For additional information, visit www.usg.com.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting, this position is responsible for all internal and external reporting and the review and evaluation of new and unusual transactions to ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards and company policies. This role will interact frequently with other accounting and finance departments, sourcing, legal, and manufacturing.


A focus on process improvement, teamwork, and delivering results will be critical. Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in finance and accounting is required, in roles of increasing complexity and responsibility;

  • Technical knowledge in accounting and internal control: must possess a high degree of technical knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls over financial reporting;

  • Ability to work in an environment with multiple concurrent deadlines

  • Excellent analytical and technical research skills and ability to make sound business decisions in complex and ambiguous business environments;

  • Unquestioned integrity, moral character, ethics and values -- one whom an organization can trust without reservation;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • CPA certification and maintenance of continuing education requirements preferred;

  • Ability to drive change confidently, rapidly and effectively by influencing behavior, even in the absence of clear formal authority;

  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management preferred.

Leadership Competencies and Interpersonal Skills

This individual should be a self-starter who does not require constant assistance from their manager for direction. Our successful candidate will be broad-minded, with an openness to share information across functions. Other characteristics include:

  • An ambitious leader who wants to be challenged with roles of increasing responsibility and is excited about moving into different roles in the Companys finance organization over his or her career;

  • A true team player one who works well with others, can develop meaningful relationships both within and outside the Finance organization;

  • A commitment to the development of staff and others toward improved skills, independence and self-initiative;

  • Ability to influence and manage across indirect reporting lines and to implement and manage change throughout the organization;

  • Ability to earn trust and credibility within the organization;

  • Personal presence, confidence, and professional competence necessary to represent USG with the external and internal auditors;

  • Determined, innovative, with a strong work ethic.

EOE including disability/veteran

Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-08-07
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