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Sr Manager Corporate and Benefits Accounting

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Date: Oct 22, 2018

Location: Morristown, NJ, US

Company: Avaya Corporation

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit

Short Description

This opportunity is within the Controller organization and will report to the Director General Accounting and Consolidation.  The Senior Manager Corporate and Benefit Accounting is an essential position in implementing and monitoring procedures to assist in the timely and accurate monthly financial closes and consolidation.  This would include journal entry approval and account reconciliation compliance.  Position will interface with Avaya Tax on close issues that impact tax accounting.  In addition, this individual will ensure compliance to US GAAP accounting thru their knowledge and experience as well as their ability to interact with Avaya’s External Reporting and Accounting Policy team.  Finally this position will provide support to members of the General Accounting Organization on US GAAP requirements. 


BS degree in Accounting with a CPA required.

Background in a General Ledger closing/consolidation of a multi-national company, including currency impact and intercompany eliminations

 Experience in Benefit/Pension/Stock Option accounting a plus,

In-depth working knowledge of Sox compliance.

Prior interaction with External and Internal Auditors required.

Excellent organization and communication skills.

Ability to collaboratively lead cross-functional teams

Strong interpersonal skills with an effective ability to influence others and establish and maintain cross functional relationships.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player, who has the desire to succeed and enjoys the challenge of working in a fast paced multi-faceted environment. 


7 - 10 Years of Experience


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.  *li-post

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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