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Accounting Team Leader

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description


The Accounting Supervisor leads, steers and supports a team of Accountants and the overall Ingka financial reporting that is beneficial to people & planet and protects and adds value to our assets, securing profitable growth and financial independence. By providing Accounting & Reporting services, supporting a strong compliance framework, and effective governance to enable entrepreneurship and safeguard our people, customers and businesses.


• Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or a related field.
• 5+ years of increasingly responsible accounting experience in similar or larger organization.
• Demonstrate knowledge of broad set of accounting principles (e.g. INGKA and local GAAP).
• CPA or pursuing CPA, preferred
• Experience in use of automated accounting systems.
• Proficient in MS Office skill.
• Experience in multicultural and multinational organization.
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English.
• Proven skills in developing people and provide support, coaching, training, and career direction to others.


• Lead the development of the team based on the global finance, organizational and people development direction to secure the right competences, performance and succession.
• Develop, implement and continuously improve effective and efficient Accounting & Reporting processes and routines.
• Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities.
• Secure that the team members are working according to the A&R manual as well as local GAAP.
• Support the team with specific accounting and reporting related questions.
• Support relevant functions as a trustful and professional business partner in Accounting & Reporting matters with the aim to offer the customer a seamless shopping experience.
• Contribute the business plan process and set clear goals and action plan together with the team in alignment with the business plan and function goals.
• Coordinate and/or support internal and external audit, review and follow up on audit findings and recommendations.
• Contribute to local and global projects from A&R perspective.
• Secure and maintain a connection with and between core areas, business owners, group functions, process teams within the Ingka Group.
• Secure cross-organizational readiness and continued business growth in terms of competence, performance and succession through enabling an end-to-end approach.
• Ensure a safe environment for co-workers and external consultants and contractors in accordance with Ingka policies


To enable business transformation and secure Ingka Group long term profitable growth and independence through financial steering and decision support, operational excellence and compliance.

Our benefits package is just one way that we aim to make IKEA a great place to work. We want to make sure that you can enhance your life both at work and at home by providing access to a great range of benefits.

· Competitive medical and prescription plan including Autism coverage
· Generous 401(k), dental and vision plans
· Retirement plan called "Tack" (the Swedish word for "thank you")
· Tuition assistance
· Co-worker discount and meal deal
· Pet insurance
· Generous parental and paid-time off package
· And more!