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Director of Corporate Accounting and Reporting

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
RR Donnelley
Physical Address
35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Job Description

Director of Corporate Accounting and Reporting

Accounting & Finance

Chicago, IL •
ID: 45643 •


  • Responsible for the consolidation of multiple reporting units within the United States and International locations across multiple currencies
  • Responsible for the Company’s consolidated monthly close, including the preparation of the Company’s monthly financial reporting package in accordance with US GAAP and RRD policy
  • Responsible for implementing changes to the Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) system, such as creating new reports to assist in reporting. Utilize HFM system to automate processes and extract data. Key resource for Business Unit Finance regarding questions on the HFM system
  • Responsible for key Corporate Accounting technical areas, such as the Company’s LIFO inventory calculation, deferred compensation, share-based compensation, pension and post-retirement expense, goodwill impairment reviews, etc., including managing the Corporate close process
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and annual SEC filings (10-Q and 10-K) and quarterly earnings press release, including preparing/reviewing supporting documentation and reviewing disclosure requirements
  • Collaborate with Business Unit Finance, Internal Audit, Corporate departments (Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, etc.), external auditors, the Company’s shared service centers and other key members of the Corporate Controller’s group
  • Provide analysis and insight for other assignments and ad hoc projects as needed, including acquisitions, dispositions, integration, restructuring activities, impairment analysis, audit committee presentations and other requests from senior management
  • Assist in updating, interpreting and implementing accounting policies and newly issued accounting pronouncements
  • Research accounting guidance associated with complex transactions and technical accounting issues. Provide timely guidance, recommendations and solutions
  • 2 direct reports and 8 or more indirect reports

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of related work experience at a large, multi-national, publicly-held corporation and public accounting firm (Big 4 firm preferred)
  • HFM experience preferred
  • Prior consolidations and SEC reporting experience
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, analytical and time management skills required
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong technical skills required
  • SAP experience a plus

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

RR Donnelley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The company’s policy is to select, place and deal with all its employees without discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected Veteran status, genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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