Advisor

| Chicago

“I am excited about all of the new initiatives gaining traction and resulting in meaningful growth for TransUnion.” -Todd Cello

 
Dynamics of the Role

Responsible for supporting the Corporate Controller’s function, including internal and external SEC reporting, GAAP research, monthly close, supporting the CFO and Investor Relations on interactions with the investor community, internal controls and various special projects. Ensures that financial statements and disclosures are prepared timely and in accordance with company policy, GAAP and SEC requirements. Responsible for developing, standardizing and preparing various reports and supporting documentation to streamline and improve the monthly, quarterly and annual close and reporting process. Research and summarize technical GAAP and SEC requirements. Will work closely with segment and division accountants, investor relations, FP&A, treasury and tax to ensure timely and accurate deliverables. Manage various special projects as assigned.

 
The Team’s Focus

The Corporate Controllers function is responsible for SEC and other external reporting, maintaining appropriate internal controls, coordinating the monthly consolidation and close process, technical accounting research and compliance, and supporting internal management reporting. The team enjoys the intellectual challenge of the work we do, the continuous opportunities to learn and grow, and the high visibility of our significant contributions to the business. 

 
What we’ll bring:
  • A welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We consistently explore new technologies and tools to be agile.
  • Flexible time off, workplace flexibility, an environment that welcomes continued professional growth through support of tuition reimbursement, conferences and seminars.
  • Our culture encourages our people to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

 

What you’ll bring:
  • 5-7 years of public accounting and/or financial reporting experience
  • BA in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA required
  • Experience with EPS and purchase accounting GAAP preferred
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced matrix environment, with the ability to influence others
  • Demonstrated strong communications, analytical and system skills
  • Demonstrated pro-activeness and self-starter approach
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate through complexity and interact with senior executive management
Impact you’ll make: 
  • Provide measurable input into the preparation and review of external financial reporting obligations, including SEC filings, earnings releases, capital structure transactions and other investor relations presentations
  • Develop, prepare, streamline, analyze and maintain detailed reports and schedules in support of these external reporting obligations.
  • Proactively analyze and identify key areas for improvement, develop and direct implementation of solutions for the areas identified.
  • Partner with Director of SEC Reporting and Accounting Manager to identify roadblocks and troubleshoot urgent priorities.
  • Partner with segment accounting to analyze trends and variances to support SEC reporting requirements.
  • Assist in confirming and tying out various internal management and board of directors reports.
  • Research and implement various technical accounting issues. Explain facts and ramifications to others within the organization. Draft white papers on key technical accounting positions
  • Assist with the month-end close process, including the consolidation, translation and intercompany eliminations process.
  • Direct segments on merger and acquisition purchase accounting and contingent consideration accounting and support. Liaison with valuation firm to prepare fair value allocations. Responsible for ensuring accounting is correct.
  • Assist and support other accounting and finance personnel to ensure timely and accurate month-end closes.
  • Act as a key contact to outside auditors for interim reviews and year-end audits. This includes preparing, collecting and compiling information in support of auditor requests.
  • Assist with testing and implementation of various financial system enhancements.
  • Assist with and project manage various special projects and other duties as assigned.
 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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