Home Depot Accounting Supervisor, Financial Reporting in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The person in this position will be a key contributor to the Financial Reporting, Research and Analysis Team (FRRAT), supporting the Manager of Financial Reporting. The role focuses on delivering value to the Company and external users through accurate and efficient preparation of both external financial statements and key internal financial reports, assisting with the implementation and ongoing application of various accounting standards to ensure that management has the necessary information to make the best decision for the business. Within this role, the accounting supervisor will work closely with teams across multiple organizations of the business, as well as external parties. The accounting supervisor must be able to work at a technical level (accounting research) and at a tactical level (analyzing data, application of accounting standards and problem solving).

External Reporting

This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation, review and analysis of required SEC external financial statements (10-Q, 8-K,10-K, 11-K) as well as other filings as they arise (i.e. registration statements). These responsibilities include ensuring compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulations, as well as assisting with XBRL compliance. This role will work directly with business partners including but not limited to consolidations, treasury, corporate accounting, finance, and investor relations.

Internal Reporting

This position is responsible for assisting with monthly internal reporting through the preparation and/or review of the monthly P&L and key schedules used by executive management. The accounting supervisor will also be directly responsible for the preparation of the cash flow statement on a monthly basis.

Technical Accounting

This role will assist in the research and implementation of new accounting standards, which will require staying current on proposed and existing guidance. This role will also assist in researching other accounting issues as they arise, with the opportunity to draft technical accounting memos. The accounting supervisor will also perform the annual goodwill impairment analysis, as well as other ad-hoc technical analysis.

Other

This position will be provided with opportunities for departmental training and development and should be committed to work in a team-oriented environment. There will be opportunities for ad-hoc reporting and presentations to senior leadership, as well as participation in special projects as needed. This position will also work with the team to identify, recommend and implement process improvements.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Analyzes income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and other accounting statements and reports.

  • May Assign work to subordinate Accountant staff, Bookkeepers, Accounting Clerks and other associates engaged in general accounting activities.

  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

  • Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures.

  • Assures that all assigned projects adhere to accepted professional standards.

  • Recommends changes in accounting methods or procedures.

  • Selects, develops, directs and motivates assigned staff.

  • Manages projects from beginning to end.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • Typically reports to Manager Accounting

  • Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. In addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.

  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Preferably an undergraduate or Masters’ degree in Accounting.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Financial Analysis

  • Supervisory Experience

  • Written and Verbal communications skills

  • Computer application skills such as Excel, Access, General Ledger, etc

  • Must be able to multi-task and balance multiple high priority tasks.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.