US Process Accounting Analyst* (Maplewood, MN)
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
January 10, 2017
Reference:
R00015355
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a 3M is seeking US Process Accounting Analyst for the U.S. Accounting Center (USAC) organization located in Maplewood, Minnesota. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of US Process Accounting Analyst will be part of the Process Accounting team for the US Acquisitions & Divestitures team. This team performs US accounting activities and provides process leadership for separate legal entities.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Ensure the accuracy and compliance of US financial statements
  • Implement data trending that can be used throughout the month to correct errors at the source and understand financial performance
  • Lead process standardization efforts, including documenting current processes and identifying opportunities to create efficiency and drive improvements at the source
  • Partner with the USAC US Business Accounting team to identify trends and provide financial insight
  • Participate in preparation and implementation activities as part of the transition to SAP

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in accounting

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher (ex. Master's in Accounting) in Accounting from an accredited university
  • CPA and/or CMA certification
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in accounting
  • Advanced user of Excel & experience with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience running queries from a data warehouse (or a database with reporting tool like Business Objects Web Intelligence, Micro Strategy or equivalent.)
  • SAP experience
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively influence and collaborate with partner organizations
  • Project leadership
  • Considers implications across Finance and functional teams
  • Demonstrates ability to think "outside of the box" and embrace change
  • Proven problem solver and successful at implementing change

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic travel
Relocation Benefits: Are not authorized for this position

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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