You like numbers, you're organized and you view things analytically with the proper attention to detail. You value making sure transactions and financial results are reported correctly to key stakeholders.
The Expertise We're Looking For
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance
1-3 years of experience in accounting
Detail-oriented with understanding of business and financial concepts and accounting
Ability to cultivate strong business relationships
Ability to utilize financial systems and reporting tools; working knowledge of Microsoft products (Excel)
Experience with Essbase and Oracle Business Intelligence a plus
Audit background or experience working with auditors
The Purpose of Your Role
As an individual contributor in Corporate Accounting, you will be primarily responsible for many accounting and financial reporting activities supporting various Workplace Solutions legal entities and will work closely with the finance and controllership teams to provide accounting support to their organization. Additionally, this individual will assist with enhancing accounting processes, controls, systems and developing improved reporting of accounting results. This role offers exposure to different Workplace Solutions business units, outside regulators, and external auditors.
The Skills You Bring
You have a basic knowledge of accounting principles, practices and internal controls
You are highly effective through attention to detail while maintaining a broad view of business objectives
You have good written and verbal communication skills
You are able to create and maintain strong relationships with business partners
You understand the importance of confidentiality when working with sensitive information
You have proficiency in MS Excel. Word and PowerPoint skills are a plus
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines at each month-end
Highly motivated, flexible, quality focused, team player with strong organizational skills
The Value You Deliver
Work closely with finance and other business unit accountants to ensure the transactions for your legal entities are being accurately recorded in the G/L
Actively participate in month end accounting close, such as preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis for multiple Workplace Solutions legal entities
Provide business unit(s) with well written financial commentary on monthly results as well as the account reconciliations
Assist in the annual audit process with external auditors, including the preparation of financial statements and audit schedules
Participate in the response to inquiries from management, auditors and regulatory agencies
Participate in the development and completion of special projects
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
This role on the Workplace Solutions accounting team is responsible for ensuring activities are captured and transactions are recorded correctly in the G/L and subsequently the financial statements. An extremely high degree of accuracy and precision is required in this role.
At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.