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Director, Business Unit Accounting

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: Director, Business Unit Accounting
Job ID: 356330_en-us
Salary Range: 0.0- 0.0
Job Category: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:


The Director, Business Unit Accounting position at The Home Depot is a strategic and dynamic role with several key responsibilities, including overseeing the daily operations of accounting for the several non-SAP business units of the company – THE Pro, Compact Power, Crown Bolt, The Company Store, Red Beacon and HDQC.  These include accounting for sales, cost of sales, operating expenses, inventory, cash and intercompany.  The team is responsible for the accounting functions and provides support on the preparation of The Home Depot’s financial statements, and establishes, and maintains accounting practices for GAAP and SOX compliance.  In addition, this individual will lead a team responsible for connecting the non-CCT owned business unit accounting teams to the CCT and helping to improve our overall control environment. This individual is also responsible for several strategic initiatives as the Company continues to advance its systems and analytic capabilities as it transforms the controllership organization.

This is a high visibility role which partners with several internal and external stakeholders.  This individual is responsible for the leadership and management of a team with a drive for delivering results with a mindset of continuous improvement.


A person who is successful in this role will excel in many or all of the below key areas:

  • Develops Talent and Drives Engagement: Develops others as individuals and as leaders.  Provides continual coaching, feedback, and guidance.  Makes the team feel as though each’s contributions are important; invites input and shares ownership and visibility
  • Strategic Mindset and Cultivates Innovation: Consistently evaluates for opportunities that will lead to current and future efficiencies/engagement/growth.  Looks several steps ahead of an issue and collaborates across the organization to predict the impact of decisions on the direct team and the larger organization
  • Decision Quality: Makes well-informed and timely decisions under difficult and sometimes ambiguous circumstances that address root causes of issues.  Gathers and analyzes the relevant information from multiple sources and stakeholders.  Assists others in problem solving and decision making.  Is flexible and adaptable in managing solutions for both short term and long-term results. Follows up on results and provides feedback for analysis
  • Plans and Aligns: Shares critical objectives so the organization can prioritize and plan.  Supports strategic objectives and takes steps to coordinate and align plans across multiple groups.  Ensures that plans address the main risks and provide appropriate contingencies. Looks to the future and determines the main resources required to accomplish goals; takes adequate steps to obtain them.  Communicates in a way that aligns with strategic plans and priorities
  • Drives Results: Has a track record of exceeding individual and group goals even in the presence of obstacles and setbacks.  Consistently measures against projected results, making necessary adjustments
  • Ensures Accountability: Holds self, peers, and team accountable for setting and then meeting or exceeding agreed upon commitments.  Uses key indicators to monitor the team’s performance against goals
  • Communicates Effectively: Presents information in a clear, concise, and honest manner.  Communicates effectively across different mediums with all stakeholders, both at a peer and senior level.  Listens actively


    • Oversee monthly and year-end close process for assigned areas, and execution of account reconciliations
    • Monitor weekly system interfaces; perform and maintain accruals for inventory and supply chain
    • Produce timely and accurate monthly financial statements; provide analysis on financial information, including supporting gross margin and expense schedules; distribute and communicate the financial results to appropriate parties
    • Collaborate and partner with cross-functional teams including Business Unit General Manager and Finance, THD Supply Chain Finance, Consolidations and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
    • Define accounting  policies and practices and manage compliance; define critical controls, develop, and update process documents, identify opportunities to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness; review process documentation and internal control testing to ensure complianc
    • Assist in significant ad-hoc projects including streamlining existing processes, implementing future state accounting technology and tools, and leading/co-leading accounting workstreams in new business requirements
    • Regular involvement in process improvement, automation, and related efforts
    • Leadership, supervision, and review of a team of Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Accountants and/or Project Coordinator(s)


Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-30

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Director, Business Unit Accounting

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30308

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