About PAC:. Who We Are: Panasonic Avionics takes entertainment to new heights. We're the world's leading supplier of (IFEC) inflight entertainment and communications systems that allow airborne passengers to get their fix of live TV, movies, music, interactive games, maps, and much more! We make traveling on airplanes more exciting!. What We Value:. As an organization, we value people who are motivated and driven. We value a collaborative work environment that enhances careers and positively impacts society. We value our diverse work culture committed to delivering products and achieving high results. Seeing our products bring delight to others is just one way we measure success.. Why You Should Join:. A job is only part of what we offer. See how you can flourish in a career while getting the support and resources from some of the most talented people in the industry. You will work on technology that makes traveling the world that much better. Lastly, you will be rewarded with world class benefits and competitive wages. Come aboard, we've been expecting you!. JOB SUMMARY. Directs the establishment and maintenance of corporate accounting principles, practices and procedures within a global environment. Advises on, leads and/or conducts audits and presents findings and makes recommendations to executives. Provides leadership and guidance to executives in assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control throughout the company.. RESPONSIBILITIESPolicy Management/Planning. Reviews company standards and regulations and provides recommendations and input.. Understands the inadequacies within the company's organization and processes through audit. Develops plans to correct the inadequacies by corroboration with Finance and other departments.. Works and interacts closely with other functions and business leaders throughout the company to provide creative value-added solutions to variety of business issues.. Recommend changes and improvements to audit procedures or policies.. Advises on and oversees internal financial and/or system audits and risk assessments.. Ensures compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley Act and any other financial regulations.. Performs periodic audit of company standards and regulations.. Focal point for parent company internal audit.. Communicates to executives on the activities of internal audit and the adequacy of internal control and internal audit coverage within the company.. Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). Takes lead on overall external SOX audit.. Conducts periodic SOX audit based on request from the parent company. Stays apprised of all SOX issues and solve them in advance of any external audits.. Provides daily on-the-job training to staff members in Finance and other departments related to SOX and internal audit matters, including controls across the entire organization.. Supervisory. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of Audit function.. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.. Advanced professional knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS, and proven experience in Auditing, Forensics, FCPA and Accounting.. Demonstrated and proven successful leadership skills in order to inspire collaboration and accountability among and within teams in a global environment.. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management including VP/GM's and other levels of operational management team and departments worldwide to collaborate and to resolve issues. Must also effectively communicate with internal finance teams from international & domestic U.S. corporate headquarters.. Strong negotiation skills to be able to work effectively with parent and related companies, including Panasonic Corporation of North America, Systems Business Group, Regional Headquarters, etc.. Ability to solve very complex issues and understand accounting treatment in accordance to GAAP and corporate accounting policy to properly communicate financials to executive team.. Knowledge of International Finance and Accounting. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS. BS/BA in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting or Finance. MBA, CPA and/or CMA required.. Minimum 12 years relevant working experience in a related environment with strong theoretical background in all Financial areas.. Minimum 10 years supervisory experience.. Some travel (25+%) required for domestic and international relationships. Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.