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Finance Business Partner (US)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Durham, NC 27701
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About The Association

Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the worlds most highly-skilled accountants CPAs and CGMA designation holders with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet todays demands and tomorrows challenges. We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.

Summary of Role:

Provide comprehensive financial planning, reporting, analysis, and decision support to the Association leadership team as well as revenue and cost center teams within the Association. Support and lead certain aspects of budget development, forecast management, revenue and expense-related projects, as well as monthly close, reporting and analysis.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial reports on a regular, pre-determined basis (e.g. bi-monthly, monthly, and quarterly). Conduct analysis and disseminate results to the Finance leadership team.

  • Develop and publish financial and non-financial metrics, calling attention to opportunities and risks. Succinctly communicate opportunities and risks to Finance leadership and business owners. Identify, recommend, and implement ways to capitalize on opportunities and mitigate risks.

  • Initiate planning and provide leadership and participate in the budget and financial projection cycles.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of existing processes and recommend enhancements that lead to improvements in the quality of deliverables.

  • Cultivate business relationships across the organization to understand business owner needs and expectations, incorporating feedback to enhance processes when possible.

  • Assist with the annual audit by preparing requested schedules and addressing auditor inquiries.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Coordinator Finance APAC

  • Specialist Regional Accounting APAC

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Extensive knowledge in reading, interpreting and drawing accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material

  • Extensive knowledge of processes, tools and techniques to explore and evaluate financial scenarios, results and alternatives

  • Extensive knowledge of processes, methods and tools to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports

  • Extensive knowledge in the application of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Extensive knowledge of methods, processes, and tools for maintaining accounting records and preparing financial statements and reports

  • Extensive knowledge of working with financial and accounting software and applications

  • Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven professional with high drive and initiative and the ability to work interdependently with others

  • Intermediate-to-advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Basic Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, and Word skills

Required Experience, Qualifications & Education:


  • Minimum 7 years of related finance or accounting experience

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Educated to degree level

  • Ideally a minimum of 5 years of related experience

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or equivalent with 2+3 years PQE

Preferred Experience, Qualifications & Education:

  • Advanced degree or certification, such as CPA, CGMA, MBA, or CFM

  • Oracle General Ledger, Discoverer and ADI experience

  • Intermediate Microsoft Access skills

Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. Youll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.

We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.

Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-05
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