Senior Accountant II, North America Core Accounting

FTI Consulting
18 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

About Core Operations:

FTI Consulting's Core Operations functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community.


This position will support processes related to lease accounting and PP&E for FTI business segments. The position will also support other Corporate and general ledger accounting function to ensure timely close of general ledger and compliance with US GAAP. This position will collaborate with various groups including regional finance teams and the Global Real Estate Group to ensure accurate reporting and consolidation of responsible activities.
  • Determine the appropriate treatment for significant new, amended or terminated lease agreements in North America
  • Review monthly payment activities and prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations for leased and fixed assets in North America
  • Support improvements/ new business procedures and controls related to leased assets in North America
  • Evaluate existing business procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of controls.
  • Liaise with Global Real Estate Group and regional finance leaders to update estimates and judgments (e.g. impairments, option exercises, capitalization vs. expense decisions and review of future cash flows)
  • Support internal and external audit over related business process cycles
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly SEC reporting requirements for leased and fixed asset rollforwards.
  • Assist with Budget & Forecast updates for Lease expenses, Shared office allocations and PP&E.
  • Perform monthly fluctuation analysis on Leases and PP&E expenses. Prepare globally consolidated analysis as requested.
  • Prepare monthly corporate allocation files and related journal entries.
  • Assist with budget and forecast updates for corporate allocations.
  • Other internal reporting requirements and Ad hoc projects related to General ledger and corporate accounting as assigned.

  • Minimum 3 years of finance and accounting experience required (Big 4 experience preferred). Corporate accounting experience in a publicly traded company preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited University.
  • CPA/CPA Candidate preferred

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (US GAAP)
  • Ability to identify key accounting and controls risk areas and recommend/implement changes to mitigate accounting and control risks
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi–task and work in a fast–paced environment to meet deadlines.
  • Highly detail–oriented with a critical degree of accuracy.
  • Strong analytical skills and self–motivation to identify and resolve problems.
  • Advanced knowledge of general ledger and other accounting/reporting systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Experience working in ERP environment preferred.