To support DST’s growth and business initiatives, DST Systems is seeking a self-motivated individual to manage accounting activities and projects in the Corporate Accounting department. This position will report directly toDST’s Corporate Controller and will be responsible for various aspects of the month-end close process. The senior accounting manager will be expected to supervise associates in the DST Corporate Accounting department. The senior accounting manager will lead DST associates on business integration activities, process reengineering, potential mergers and acquisitions (diligence efforts, Day 1 accounting, risk analysis, etc.), month-end close process acceleration projects, strategic growth initiatives, management reporting and other assigned duties in the corporate controllership.
Candidates need to have a strong financial and business acumen as the accounting activities and projects assigned will have both financial and internal control elements. The ideal candidate is a CPA with a mixture of both public accounting and industry experience. Candidates need to be results oriented and have the ability to lead diverse finance teams to accomplish organizational objectives. Candidates must be able to multi-task and be flexible as priorities change. Successful candidates are individuals that are naturally inquisitive, have a positive attitude, enjoy implementing process improvements, have the ability to perform analyses, identify accounting, control or risk issues and have the courage to challenge the status quo.
Accounting / finance degree, 8 plus years of work experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, supervisory experience, the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks.
CPA, public accounting and corporate accounting experience
DST Systems, Inc. is a multi-national company with over 12,000 employees and headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. DST is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DST.
Equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.