Sr. Accounting Analyst at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The position is part of the Corporate Controller's organization and directly reports to the Corporate Accounting Manager. The Corporate Accounting Manager has responsibility for consolidation of worldwide financial statements, monthly accounting close procedures and a subset of technical accounting functions.
Job Description

The selected candidate will be responsible for accounting for activity related to employee benefits, insurance costs, investments and Intercompany eliminations. 

The individual will have responsibilities for the execution of accounting close processes over the Company's consolidated financial statements.

  • Perform accounting for US and Canada Health & Welfare Benefit programs (i.e. Medical, Dental & Life Insurance; 401K; Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, etc.)

  • Period accounting for US Pension Plans, Investments, Legal Reserves, Deferred Compensation and Insurance Other than Group (IOTG)

  • Preparing journal entries 

  • Reconciling account balances 

  • Preparing quarterly footnotes for the 10-Q and 10-K

  • Managing the external audit request list 

  • Preparing properly supported wires for legal settlements

  • Leading the processing and review of late-entries during month and quarter-end close across all regions 

  • Organizing and leading reviews of the result of foreign and domestic teams tor periodic trends in the balance sheet

  • The Individual should be able to work cross-functionally with key internal and external stakeholders including treasury, HR, tax, FP&A and operating finance teams as well as the external auditors 

  • The individual will have the opportunity to work on ad-hoc projects such as acquisitions, technical accounting projects and external reporting

Additional Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree; preferably in finance or accounting

  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities 

  • Effective oral and written communication skills up/down/across the organization 

  • High level of interpersonal skills and commitment to teamwork and partnership

  • Knowledge of MSI internal control environment as a significant asset

  • Advanced technical accounting skills

  • Highly proficient in Excel/Tableau or similar

  • Project management/organization skills a plus


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree

  • 2+ years of working experience in Accounting or Finance


Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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