Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Reporting - Fortune 500!

Buckingham Search - Evanston, IL

Buckingham Search is excited to represent a highly esteemed, Fortune 500 manufacturer in hiring a Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Research to their industry-leading team!

Perks + Benefits:

  • 40 hour work weeks
  • Zero travel
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Volunteer opportunities and corporate matching gift program

The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Research will perform accounting and SEC reporting research, oversee the Company’s Financial Policies & Procedures, and manage the preparation of the Company’s financial filings with the SEC. This position will have high exposure to executive management and to key finance and operations leaders across the company’s worldwide operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform technical accounting and SEC reporting research and document the Company’s conclusions in technical whitepapers
  • Monitor accounting literature for new reporting requirements that may potentially impact the Company and lead the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Prepare quarterly accounting and regulatory update presentations for the Company’s Audit Committee
  • Work closely with investor relations and various financial reporting teams in the preparation and review of the Company’s external financial communications (SEC filings and disclosures, earnings releases, communications with the investment community, etc.)
  • Consult with operating and finance personnel at corporate and within the company’s diversified group of businesses related to accounting questions and the implementation of financial policies and procedures
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in the development, revision, and maintenance of the Company’s Financial Policies & Procedures
  • Act as a liaison with internal and external auditors on matters involving technical accounting, internal controls, financial policies, and SEC reporting
  • Participate and/or lead various Corporate Finance & Accounting projects to improve the overall efficiency, timeliness, and accuracy of financial close processes
  • Focus on Corporate Finance & Accounting talent management efforts through attraction, development, and retention of key talent across the department

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • 10+ years of experience in public accounting and/or external financial reporting for a public company
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • 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: Friday, July 24, 2020

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