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Technical Accounting Consultant




Job Number: 119973
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Oakbrook, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job Description:
Our client, a publicly traded technology organization in the West suburbs is in need of a Technical Accounting Consultant.  The need is immediate for a long-term consulting engagement.  The ideal candidate will possess strong management skills and the ability to lead a team under strict deadlines.  The Technical Accounting Consultant will report to the Senior Vice President.  The Technical Accounting Consultant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
Technical Accounting Consultant Responsibilities:
Technical Accounting & Policy Consultant
Monitor all new and existing U.S. GAAP and SEC guidance to ensure compliance 
Participate in the revision of accounting policies and training of staff on new accounting policies 
Ensure compliance with applicable internal control standards related to areas of responsibilities 
Work with internal and external auditors as part of the financial reporting process 
Assist with preparing and reviewing periodic SEC financial statement reporting
Support the research of revenue recognition, leasing, acquisitions and divestitures
Provide guidance to segment accountants on various technical accounting matters
Preparing technical accounting position papers
Assess the implementation for the new leasing standards
Creating and updating internal accounting policies
Assist with the preparation of certain financial reporting disclosures (MD&A and Footnotes)
Support the filing of SEC to ensure disclosures are made in accordance with US GAAP  
Coordinate with external reporting group on disclosures in external filings
 
Technical Accounting Consultant Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
6 years in senior-level accounting positions with technical accounting responsibilities
Knowledge of best practices in internal controls
Must have a strong technical accounting background and have excellent analytical skills
Ability to work with outside parties such as auditors, accountants, and consultants
Knowledge of GAAP accounting procedures and subsidiary SEC reporting requirement
Excellently displayed verbal and written communication skills
 
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