Arrow Electronics Manager, Accounting in Centennial, Colorado


Manager, Accounting

Job Description:

The Manager, Accounting will lead areas of the general ledger close and fulfill monthly financial reporting and compliance requirements. This position will oversee the work of lower level accountants and/or accounting managers and resolve escalated research issues. The manager of accounting will build strong working relationships with all levels of finance staff in other locations and supervise/manage a group of senior level and junior level accountants. In addition, this position will be tasked with special projects.


• Management of staff – hiring, developing, coaching, training, resource allocation. Talent management, performance management. Provide mentoring and leadership to attract, develop and retain talent.

• Ensure all deadlines related to monthly and quarterly close activities are met.

• Conduct review of journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reporting and analysis completed by General Ledger accounting staff and more junior accounting managers.

• Oversee the research of complex GAAP issues escalated from the staff; provide direction on technical accounting matters.

• Perform due diligence related to mergers/acquisitions, define and manage consolidations as well as all finance related processes, coordinate information exchange and monitor conversion testing. Perform specific merger related accounting tasks in order to ensure purchase transactions/entities are properly accounted for.

• Lead complex special projects related to new processes, issues or changes in structure. Lead internal cross-divisional reporting. Act as liaison for department.

• Provide clean and accurate financial reporting and ensure that all reconciliations are accurate, informative and current.

• Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 legislation as well as corporate and regional policies and procedures.

• Instill a mindset of continuous process improvement consistent with accounting principles, corporate policies and government regulations.


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

• 6-8 years of related experience and 3+ years of people management experience.

• Strong internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC reporting.

• Proven leadership capabilities including the ability to hire and develop strong talent for financial roles.

• Advanced Microsoft Office skills – must be have advanced Excel skills.

• Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.

• A team player that is a highly motivated self-starter – ability to maintain a cooperative and professional work relationship with internal and external partners.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree.

• CPA; Public Accounting experience.

• Experience with Oracle ERP Systems and Hyperion.

• International Accounting.

• Experience with Acquisitions.

• Fortune 500 experience.


Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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