Manager, Technical Accounting

Buckingham Search - Lisle, IL

Fortune 500 Manufacturer headquartered in the Western Chicago suburbs is hiring a Technical Accounting Manager!

The Company

This International, publicly-held, powerhouse is known for many things, one of the biggest being their commitment to developing talent and offering great long-term career opportunities and advancement roles! They also boast a strong compensation plan, generous annual bonus, and a strong benefits plan.

The Role

The Technical Accounting Manager plays a pivotal role in the accounting assessment and conclusion for some of the Company’s most complex technical accounting matters. This is a vital role in the company and will play a key role in developing and driving strategic decisions and improvements within the finance organization. The individual will contribute towards developing world-class accounting and financial reporting processes and controls to help prepare the Company for its continued future organic and acquisitive growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate technical accounting issues related to potential or new acquisitions/investments
  • Research and analyze technical accounting issues, assess the impact of new accounting pronouncements to the Company and write accounting conclusions/policies
  • Analyze accounting and financial reporting considerations for complex accounting topics including; revenue recognition, leasing, stock-based compensation accounting, segment reporting, and other specific transactions
  • Maintain and update company policies and procedures
  • Mentor, train, motivate and manage a high-quality, high-performance team
  • Train company personnel on new policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 6+ years of accounting experience
  • 1+ years of lead experience
  • CPA required
  • Big four public accounting experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP

 



Posted On: Friday, May 10, 2019



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