Consolidation Accountant

Business Unit:  Otto Bock Healthcare North America, Inc.

Austin, TX, US, 78758

Contract Type:  regular
Scope of employment:  full-time
Contact Person:  Lorraine Miller
Contact Information: 
Job ID:  6428

Summary Statement

For more than a century Ottobock has pursued the mission of helping people living with limb loss or mobility challenges regain or maintain their freedom of movement. We do this through the development of leading prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair innovation, and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior patient care experiences. As a growing healthcare company, we continue to invest in both our people and new service offerings. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide and 1,100 across North America, we are dedicated to advancing the O&P industry and improving the lives of the people served by it.


We are looking for a Consolidation Accountant at our headquarters in Austin, TX (hybrid schedule). This position responsible for accounting duties related to financial close and preparing financial statements for the US NA shared service operations. Specific responsibilities and skill set includes but are not limited to:


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly upload files to upload to the BCS (Business Consolidation System).
    • Responsible for downloads from the local systems (SAP R3 & SAP B1) and for the preparation of the upload files
    • Upload of multiple entities into the consolidation software
    • Preparing tie out and bridge files from local systems to the BCS
  • Analyzing and Clearing of Validation Errors.
    • After uploading and consolidating monthly results, validations must be made, and the validation errors need to be resolved.
    • Partnering with HQ regarding validations and adjustments
  • Reporting under IFRS.
    • Bridging the local books to the BCS under the IFRS – needs to be transparent and understandable for YE audit.
    • Reporting of IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 to HQ. Partnering with local accountants and with group accounting regarding IFRS requirements.
  • Automating the upload process for the BCS by creating new upload files.
  • Participating in upgrade implementation projects associated with BCS tool.
  • Analyze critically mapping files for various legal entities and create new mapping logic if needed.
  • Maintain IC clearing for all US legal entities in the BCS and partner with local accounting teams to be aligned with the local books.
  • Preparing documentation for staff “how to use” the BCS efficiently.
  • Implement process improvements.


  • Work well in a high volume, fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing internal customers to completion.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office especially Excel;
  • Experience with complex ERP systems - specifically with SAP S/4HANA, SAP R3, SAP B1, SAP Business Warehouse or Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  • Understanding of IFRS (especially IFRS15, 16 and IAS37) and US GAAP reporting requirements
  • Team player
  • Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment and as a team.
  • Experience with international work environments and cooperation with different time zones
  • Highly motivated and driven individual with an IT affinity
  • Ability to learn autonomously and to research
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as Senior Staff Accountant or Consolidation Accountant.
  • International and dynamic work environment that is driven by change and growth.
  • Previous experience with SAP R3 and BCS is crucial for success.
  • Extensive work experience with electronic spreadsheets (Pivot tables, V-lookups).
  • Knowledge of accounting rules and regulations – IFRS and US GAAP is a must (IFRS15 and IFRS16, IAS37).





Health savings accounts with employer contribution

Flexible spending account options

Company-paid life insurance policy

Paid time off

Company holidays

Floating holidays

100% company-paid short & long-term disability

401k match up to 3.5%

Paid parental leave



Ottobock will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older) disability and genetic information.

Note: Ottobock does not accept CVs from recruiting agencies or staffing firms and will not consider payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to unsolicited CVs. We kindly request that all job seekers interested in opportunities with us apply directly through our official careers page:

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!

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