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Wolters Kluwer Manager, Accounting in Helena, Montana

Location: Remote-US only

Basic Function

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. The Company serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. Every day, our customers make critical decisions to help save lives, improve the way they do business, build better judicial and regulatory systems. We help them get it right!

The Accounting Manager assists in the accounting and reporting efforts of the accounting team. This position requires an individual who possesses critical thinking skills, exhibits significant attention to details and is able to proactively address complex situations and anticipate potential accounting impacts. Additional requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to provide accounting expertise when required;

  • Good communication skills and ability to establish strong working relationships with cross-functional teams within the assigned business units as well as within the TAA Division;

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in business requirements and exhibit leadership capabilities when guiding/supporting staff through such changes;

  • Be familiar with the internal controls requirements and enforce them.

This position is part of the Finance Shared Services (FSS) organization. The FSS organization focuses on building accounting expertise and provides support to the businesses of Wolters Kluwer in a standardized, harmonized, and high quality manner.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the month end Close and Reporting process in accordance with the Corporate Reporting calendar

  • Supervise work of staff accountants

  • Review, analyze, and approve general ledger transactions in a timely, complete and accurate manner

  • Identify issues, resolve them quickly and independently and escalate, if required during the Close and Reporting phases

  • Oversee preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly/quarterly/semi-annual basis.

  • Identify and report issues timely and propose solutions as they relate to reconciling items in account reconciliations

  • Support the audits (external and internal) by timely providing requested materials, interacting with auditors in professional manner and addressing questions and inquiries.

  • Provide feedback to staff to improve the quality of account reconciliations process, assist in research and clearance of reconciling items within the established deadlines

  • Update desk-top procedures in a timely manner for any changes in processes, tools and procedures

  • Maintain ME Close, Reporting and other checklists and ensure completion of tasks on such checklists before the sign-off

  • Prepare and review additional supporting schedules and analyses as requested

  • Timely and effectively communicate with the FSS Accounting team and the 3rd party services provider

  • Conduct independent analysis to identify opportunities for process improvements and make recommendations, as deemed necessary

Other Duties

Special projects as appropriate

Job Qualifications

Education: BBA or BS in Accounting, MS in Accounting desirable

  • 7 to 9 years previous accounting/audit experience in public or private accounting with at least 3+ years experience directly managing teams

  • Experience with SAP and other ERPs strongly preferred

  • Experience with Blackline strongly preferred

  • CPA certification/working towards the CPA certification preferred

  • Strong reporting and data querying capabilities

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Team management skills

  • Detail oriented approach to work; ability to maintain confidentiality; strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision while also functioning as an integral part of a team.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects

  • Must be proactive and recommend solutions when discussing problems

  • Ability to work flexible hours (from the office and from home) to well coordinate with the rest of the team during Month-End Close/Reporting

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

Project management skills strongly preferred

Travel requirements

1-2 times per year for team meetings

Physical Demands


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.