United Technologies Corporation Senior Associate, Accounting in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 50787BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Central Functions

Job Type:


Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual that provides high visibility to Otis WHQ Finance senior management.

Successful candidate should be a self-starter interested in providing leadership to ongoing financial accounting issues and process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities include (and not limited to):

  • Manage all financial reporting issues related to a geographic region, including accounting research, developing accounting proposals on issues, and working with the local finance associates within the region to implement solutions,

  • Serve as the primary World Headquarters Controller’s point of contact for the assigned region

  • Assist with the month-end closing, including preparation of monthly closing entries, account analysis, and various quarterly corporate reporting deliverables, and oversight of the completion of account reconciliations in ARMS (performed by Accenture team)

  • Assist with supplemental reporting during the quarter and year-end

  • Balance both the intra Otis and inter UTC accounts and work with other business unit counterparts when variances are noted

  • Point of contact and administrator for systems used by Financial Reporting (ARMS, Ecollect, Task Manager)

  • Support the Financial Reporting department’s ACE initiative, including playing a leadership role in process improvement initiatives including identification of opportunities and implementation of solution

  • Special projects as requested



This position provides exposure to US GAAP and accordingly the successful candidate will gain a strong knowledge of financial reporting issues from a US GAAP perspective.

This position provides frequent exposure to all levels of world headquarters, UTC and business unit staff and management.

Systems Exposed To:

JD Edwards

Hyperion Financial Management

BlackLine Systems

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.