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Accounting Director – Growth Platforms and Integration

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2023-1092959

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal® is hiring a Accounting Director – Growth Platforms and Integration. The Accounting Director – Growth Platforms and Integration is responsible for providing accounting support to selected existing and newly acquired North America operations and support corporate overhead functions as it relates to integration activities of acquired companies. This role will also support the month-end close and internal control processes for these operations and support the functional goals and strategic objectives of the North America Controller group. The Accounting Director of Growth Platforms and Integration interacts with other departments, field personnel, and/or outside agencies to resolve problems, primarily related to integration activities.


  • Provide financial management oversight of selected Growth Platform operations including:
    • Monthly close support as required to resolve issues that arise during the monthly close
    • Support evaluation of monthly operating results and provide or review explanations for material fluctuations
    • Provide oversight on Balance Sheet reviews
    • Support SOX implementation efforts
  • Provide support and guidance on utilization of consolidation and Business Intelligence (BI) tools
  • Coordinate the rollout of an automated balance sheet reconciliation tool
  • Provide support to internal/external and client auditors
  • Develop and execute an overhead review process
  • Conduct special accounting projects as requested
  • Develop and maintain project plans specific to the various acquisition integration processes within finance and as well, other corporate overhead functions
  • Create, implement, and continuously improve best practice accounting integration plans with the Guarding GL Accounting team or the respective Growth Platform accounting teams
  • Coordinate the preparation and review of stand-alone financial information by acquired Accounting and Finance personnel as well as Allied Universal leadership
  • Identify financial statement impact of migrating from target company accounting policy to AU accounting policy for each identified difference and ensure that each policy difference is documented and communicated within the organization, as necessary
  • Communicate and coordinate with Technical Accounting teams to properly record the opening balance sheet
  • Assess and align target company monthly close process calendar to that of Allied Universal and ensure that all monthly close reporting deadlines are accurately and successfully achieved without error or delay
  • Identify and coordinate a trial balance account mapping migration scheme to ensure target company general ledger accounts are properly mapped to existing AU general ledger accounts in a consistent manner; modify trial balance list of accounts if necessary and coordinate with Hyperion and WinTeam systems team personnel


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or CPA exam eligibility
  • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting/auditing experience
  • Ability to manage and motivate the team through an evolving, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with various levels of management and to influence others without formal authority
  • Strong analytical abilities and organizational skills


  • Master of Business Administration degree
  • Prior SAP or Oracle NetSuite experience
  • Prior financial M&A or integration experience


  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Enrollment in our company’s 401(k)plan, subject to eligibility requirements
  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days
  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.


Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:

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