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Manager of Technical Accounting




Job Number: 119411
Offered Through: Brilliant Financial Search
Job Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
Job Type: Permanent
Degree: Bachelors Degree
Job Post Date: 10/12/2018
Job Description:
A large organization with global operations is seeking a Manager of Technical Accounting to join its progressive corporate finance team.  This individual will report to the Controller and will be responsible for leading the technical accounting aspects of the organization with an emphasis on acquisition accounting topics.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Research potential impact of new accounting and SEC standards on financial statements and disclosures.
Draft internal accounting policy memos and whitepapers.
Lead revenue recognition research and compliance.
Provide assistance to external auditors during quarterly review and annual audit processes.
Ensure support to key customers, including Treasury, Legal, Tax, Investor Relations and FP&A as needed.
Support the development and maintenance of accounting policies; provide guidance on internal controls.
Provides external reporting information to regulatory authorities as required and necessary.
Lead/participate in special projects as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
 
BS degree in Accounting required and CPA preferred.
7 years of experience in public accounting, with experience working on publicly traded clients or related technical accounting experience within a publicly traded corporate environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel functionality.
Strong analytical and technical accounting research skills
Ability to understand and develop alternative solutions for issues and concerns.
Strong attention to detail.  Able to work with detail information, while also being able to perceive and define the larger/underlying issues and drivers.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad group of users with different backgrounds and languages.
Ability to coordinate resources required for completion of tasks/projects.

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