McDonald's MGR-ACCOUNTING in Chicago, Illinois
GBS Finance records and reports on real estate transactions for over 2,000 franchisees and more than 16,000 restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. The teams are responsible for the calculation and billing of rents and service fees, all lease related accounting activities, and construction project and fixed asset accounting processes. This leadership role involves managing the Construction Project Accounting team within GBS and will account for and manage over $10 billion in fixed assets, and will provide support managing U.S. and Canada restaurant reinvestment initiatives. Key customers may include the Market Finance and Development Teams, Franchising, Legal, Corporate Tax, and Asset Management.
McDonald’s Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA or MBA preferred
Minimum of 7-10 years of qualifying accounting work experience
Proven experience in leading and development of staff
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with a strong customer service focus
Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, and Power Point; Oracle knowledge a plus but not required
The primary responsibilities include supporting and managing construction project and fixed asset accounting processes related to new, rebuild, and reinvestment initiatives in the restaurants, such as Experience of the Future; as well as reviewing the accuracy of the trial balance and related sub-ledgers. The position must ensure SOX and company policy compliance for various processes related to real estate accounting and will participate and/or lead cross-functional projects. A recent project relates to the implementation of intelligent automation for construction project reconciliations. The position also requires strong leadership abilities being responsible for managing and developing 15 staff members, 4 direct reports and 11 indirect reports.
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