Buckingham Search

Director of Technical Accounting & Research

Buckingham Search - Glenview, IL

Our client has recently been ranked #1 most admired company by Fortune Magazine and they are seeking a Director, Technical Accounting & Research.

They are a prominent Fortune 200 multinational manufacturing giant that has continually achieved impressive revenues in the billions. They operate across various industries. They have developed a distinctive business model to achieve remarkable growth, exceptional margins and returns, and capitalize on their seven leading segments. Their primary focus lies in markets where cutting-edge, customer-centric solutions are in demand. Employing a workforce of nearly 50,000 dedicated professionals, spread across the globe, the company thrives on a distinctive and decentralized entrepreneurial culture.

Their office is easily commutable, newly renovated, and hooked up with the latest tech to streamline your work day. They offer exceptional employee perks and benefits, including a very competitive compensation package for this position.

Now to get into the position. On this team, you will play a crucial role in implementing accounting strategies across various areas such as FASB, EITF, AICPA, and SEC, while collaborating closely with senior leadership and the business. You will also oversee a team of talented individuals and be on the path to becoming a controller. You will oversee the Company’s financial policies & procedures, and manage the preparation of the Company’s financial filings with the SEC. This position will report directly to the Senior Director, External Reporting with exposure to executive management and to key finance and operations leaders across the Company’s worldwide operations. The position requires a solid working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements as well as strong communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively with other key disciplines and business personnel.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university

  • CPA required

  • 10+ years of experience in public accounting and/or external financial reporting for a public company

  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage and develop others

  • Capable of leading large complex projects

  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment

Posted On: Wednesday, July 26, 2023

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