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Financial Controls Consultant




Job Number: 119795
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Northbrook, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/04/2018
Job Description:
Our client a professional service firm in the Northwest suburbs is in need of a Financial Controls Consultant.  The need is immediate for a contract basis.  The Financial Controls Consultant will have primary responsibility for supporting accounting conclusions and application of technical accounting analyses for multiple business units. The Financial Controls Consultant will also support preparation of annual corporate audits, individual project-level annual audit reports and SEC filings. The Financial Controls Consultant will report to the Director of Technical Accounting & Reporting.  The Financial Controls Consultant responsibilities and requirements are listed below: 
 
FINANCIAL CONTROLS CONSULTANT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Document technical accounting issues to support audits and public company reporting 
Resolve discrepancies related to U.S. GAAP and IFRS
Work with the Controller and Director of FP&A for Consolidations & Financial Reporting
Lead analysis and documentation of differences between U.S. and Canadian GAAP
Work with the Director of Internal Audit to develop and implement SOX controls
Write the annual private and public corporate audit report  
Handle private and public company filings as required
Work with Corporate and Operational accounting groups to execute audits
Support SEC Manager with public company requirements where required
 
FINANCIAL CONTROLS CONSULTANT REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
6 years in Senior-level accounting positions with technical accounting responsibilities
Public accounting experience, preferably with a “Big-4” firm or technical advisory group
Deep understanding of US GAAP accounting standards is required 
Experience of external reporting requirements (private company with SEC-level experience)
Knowledge of accounting for leases, derivatives, and variable interest entity consolidation
Ability to produce a quality work product within tight timelines
Manage several projects simultaneously
 
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