IHS Markit Staff Accountant in Dallas, Texas

Candidates will need to have accounting experience along with commercial acumen to be able to support both finance and the wider business. Key responsibilities include:• Ensuring that the books and records of supported entities are kept according to US GAAP and the Company’s practices and procedures.• Interface with the finance planning analysts and business managers to providing accounting support and analysis.• Provide support to wider Finance team as needed.

Duties & accountabilities

Accounting and Reporting

  • Perform the month end management accounting for revenue and expenses including working with complex revenue recognition issues.

  • Ensure complete and accurate balance sheet position is maintained, and is supported through balance sheet reconciliations

  • Work in close collaboration with our Share Service Centre teams to ensure the correct monthly classification of transactional items

  • Month end analytical review and understanding of the business

  • Provide analysis and explanation for key variances to Financial Manager and wider Finance Group

Budgeting, Forecasting and Commercial Support

  • Support the preparation of the annual budget and monthly forecast for identified businesses

  • Provide support and assistance to key business partners with both regular and ad hoc financial analysis of their business

Ad Hoc Support

  • Contribute to the Group’s annual accounts process through the preparation of year end analysis and disclosures

  • Provide support to the external auditors as required to ensure successful audit sign off

  • Work with the Tax team to ensure that Income and Sales Tax filings are completed accurately and

  • Other project based and ad-hoc work as required within the dynamic team

Business competencies

Education and experience

  • 1 to 4 years accounting and/or finance experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • CPA candidate preferred but not required

  • SAP advantageous but not essential

Exceptional systems knowledge including Excel, Word and Power Point

Commercial awareness

Outstanding commercial knowledge and awareness

Management requirements

None

Personal competencies

Personal impact

  • Mature approach with the ability and confidence to deal with and support members of IHS Markit’s senior management team on a day to day basis

  • Ability to work towards deadlines and self-prioritise

Thrives working in a fast paced environment with ability to adapt to change

Communication

Excellent communication skills for interaction with personnel at all levels in the organisation

Teamwork

Strong team mentality essential

Company overview

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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Current ColleaguesIf you are currently a colleague with IHS Markit please apply internally via Workday.About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.