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Senior International Accountant & Financial Analyst

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Job ID SRINT015308 Date posted 07/07/2022 Location Schiller Park , Illinois Position Type Full Time

Position Overview

This position is a dual role of accountant for International Accounting and financial analyst for global reporting systems. For the accounting side, this position is responsible for accounting, consolidation, and reporting of Canada and Mexico subsidiaries. This includes working closely with subsidiaries’ finance teams to gather their information and accurately recording their monthly activity in corporate’s systems and analyzing and reporting their results to management. For the financial analyst side, this position is responsible for maintaining Encore’s reporting systems and hierarchies. This will include data management and analysis as well special projects for management as required. The Sr. International Accountant & Financial Analyst will be expected to contribute to solutions to issues that arise and improvements to systems and processes. This position reports to the International Controller.


Key Job Responsibilities 

International Accountant

• Drive the month end close process for the international subsidiaries. Execute the steps to load their financial results into financial systems. Maintain and enhance the tools used to execute the transfer of data from the international subsidiaries to Corporate.

• Create and upload journal entries as needed to adjust the international results.

• Execute the intercompany receivable/payable process.  This includes sharing intercompany charges with the subsidiaries and performing the monthly reconciliations to ensure proper elimination through researching and resolving variances.

• Analyze the foreign currency translation results both balance sheet and P&L to ensure that they are accurate and appropriate.

• Provide support to external and internal auditors for their work on the international subsidiaries. This includes analyzing quarterly analytics on results as well as gathering information as required from the subsidiaries.

Financial Analyst

• Support the development, automation, and maintenance of extensively used reports.

• Analyze data to identify issues and contribute to their resolution.

• Drive improvements in reporting, analytics, and dashboards to support business leadership decision making.

• Facilitate the international annual budgeting process and subsequent forecasts.

• Maintain location data integrity in the system. 

• Support significant projects and analytics for leadership.


Job Qualifications

• BS/BA in Accounting/Finance

• 2-4 years general/staff accounting experience

• Experience with accounting for foreign operations is a plus

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills

• Strong analytical skills

• Strong system and data management skills

• Experience with Oracle or similar ERP software 

• Experience with Anaplan or equivalent software a plus

• Thorough knowledge of Excel (advanced level)

• Able to work with little supervision

• Able to make decision on how best to approach a given assignment



Competency Group = 2


• Deliver World Class Service

• Hospitality

• Ownership

• Do The Right Thing

• Demonstrates Self-Awareness

• Drive Results

• Ensures Accountability

• See The Big Picture

• Decision Quality

• Manages Complexity

• Value People

• Collaborates


For more information on our Competency Group, refer to the Competency Based Talent Management page on Encore Connect by searching for the title or copy & pasting this URL Link: ( 


Work Environment


Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Working times may include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by Encore based in an office environment and when traveling, on an individual venue or a representation of venues in that city or area.


The above information on this description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.


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