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Manager, General Accounting

Date:  Nov 15, 2021

Morristown, NJ, US

Requisition ID:  31596


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This position will be responsible for various analysis, manual journal entries, account reconciliations and management presentation in support of the Monthly/Quarterly and Annual General Ledger Close.


  • Daily activities will include working close activities as well as addressing items identified during the monthly/quarter close that require attention.
  • Monthly activity will include the development and/or approval of Ledger entries and account reconciliations while helping to ensure the close calendar is completed in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Quarterly activity will include the same monthly items but will now also require interaction with Sox and PWC Auditors on audit requests as well as providing necessary data to our External Reporting, Corporate FPA and Avaya Controller as required for development of earning releases and filing of our 10Q/10K



  • Experience in a Bookclose organization with tight deadlines that demonstrates ability to develop manual journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Ability to perform analysis and presentation to various groups in the Controller Organization
  • Experience in a multinational multi-currency environment
  • Understanding of Sox Control Performance



  • US GAAP knowledge
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • SAP and HFM Experience not required but valued
  • Knowledge of Blackline Account Reconciliation and Manual input not required but valued.
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to team with individuals both inside and outside Avaya Controllership.



  • Full time position, limited travel however online conferences with other part of the world is expected.



  • Degree in Accounting required


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy, accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/ and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf. For Job Postings within European GDPR Countries you can access this document for additional Data Privacy Information: https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/gdpr-info-applicants.pdf

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