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Consolidation Accounting Manager

Consolidation Accounting Manager

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Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


Here's a look into what you will be doing in the role:


  • Lead implementation of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) for consolidation of ADS’ global accounts
  • Take ownership of the consolidation framework that ensures accurate reliability global consolidation and financial reporting
  • Maintain integrity of global chart of accounts and related cross mapping between Oracle and HFM
  • Responsible for oversight of all intercompany transactions and processes, as well as the completeness and accuracy of intercompany accounts
  • Perform monthly analysis of CTA account and functional currency gains/losses
  • Preparation of ad hoc reporting and other analysis for senior management
  • Drive ongoing efforts focused on streamlining, improving, and automating processes
  • Collaborate across assorted business functions (finance, accounting, sales, operations, IT, HR, Investor Relations, etc.) providing insights with ad‐hoc analysis
  • Drive through challenges in order to effectively deliver on commitments
  • Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining updated documentation and providing recommendations as appropriate



Qualified applicants should possess the following background and characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 7+ years practical work experience and familiarity with areas of intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, multi-currency consolidations, and financial reporting
  • Previous experience with operating HFM required, experience with implementation of HFM preferred
  • Solid understanding of general ledger systems and foreign currency translation
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of GAAP and sound understanding of financial statement mechanics
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Ability to understand issues, demonstrate resourcefulness and pro-actively resolve problems and manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills to research and resolve inquiries and respond in a timely manner
  • Able to handle confidential information in a mature manner
  • Solid organizational skills: task prioritization and effective time management
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence individuals in various functional areas and different levels of the organization
  • Mid to advanced PC skills using Outlook, Word, Excel (ability to perform pivots, V-lookups and other functions with Excel)
  • Oracle experience preferred

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.