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Senior Accounting Analyst - Corporate Accounting

Best Buy
Richfield, MN
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The Senior Accounting Analyst Corporate Accounting is a key member of the Corporate Accounting team supporting Best Buys statutory reporting and the general ledger modification process. The role provides great opportunity for personal growth and development as it offers a broad range of responsibilities & visibility to many layers of the business and management team. Specifically, this role will partner and collaborate with our local accounting teams in Canada, Treasury, Legal, Tax, Management Reporting, External Reporting, International Controllership and Domestic Controllership teams.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure accurate and consistent application of GAAP accounting principles
  • Preparation of financial statements for 15 statutory entities, including the annual audits
  • Coordination of the general ledger modification process
  • Support complex accounting transactions, internal control processes, audit findings and key accounting determinations by partnering with Internal Audit & External Reporting
  • Lead special projects and create ad-hoc reporting as necessary
  • Prepare various accounting entries and reconciliations
  • Review various account reconciliations to ensure compliance with account reconciliation policies
  • Create and maintain relevant accounting policies
  • Compiles and reviews various financial reporting schedules used for our external filings (10-Q/Ks, Press Releases)
A successful candidate in this role will exhibit the following attributes:
  • The ability to work independently while meeting necessary deadlines
  • The confidence, willingness and ability to network and interact with a wide range of stakeholders, including Finance, Legal, and Tax leaders outside of the department
  • The ability to research and communicate complex issues to a broad audience, through written or verbal means
  • An aptitude for detail and a desire to "dig deeper" when necessary
  • A desire for continuous improvement and evolution
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • 1.5 years of experience in an accounting or finance capacity
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field CPA and/or Finance MBA
  • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, 3+ years of experience in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field (in addition to the work experience required under basic qualifications for a total of 5+ years)
  • Experience in applying GAAP to large company situations
  • GAAP accounting knowledge and an ability to research questions as they arise
  • Strong understanding of accounting processes and internal controls, with an ability to identify and address weaknesses in controls
  • CPA

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