Hedge Accounting Consultant

Veridian National Search - Denver, CO

Accounting Consultant (6 openings total – 4 corporate roles, 2 PE roles)

$200M Financial Risk Management Firm —Kennett Square, PA or Denver, CO —$100-130K, plus bonus


The Sizzle

  • Roles are fully in the office, candidate must be local, firm will provide relocation
  • Targeting 2-7 years of experience (min. 2 busy seasons), GAAP or IFRS standards, CPA or on path to becoming a CPA, all roles are client facing
  • Less than 10% travel (for business development and relationship management)
  • 401K with 10% match, stock program, equity, 15 days PTO, 6 sick days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays, 3 days volunteer time, minimal weekend hours during close (will receive additional time off for working weekend time)


Minimum Education & Experience

  • At least 2 busy seasons in public accounting audit or 2+ years in accounting advisory (Big Four a plus)
  • A passion for technical accounting, related research, and reading and applying US GAAP and/or IFRS accounting standards
  • Experience in ASC 815/ASC 820 and/or IFRS 9/IFRS 13 a plus, but not necessary as long as you have the aptitude and desire to become a subject matter expert on these topics
  • A desire to thrill clients — the client service part of public accounting is fulfilling for you, and you’d like to carry your client-service orientation into this next opportunity
  • Enjoyment for working as part of a team and having camaraderie with your colleagues
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, self-motivating and time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting and CPA (or path to becoming a CPA)
  • An interest in finance will help you in understanding the economics of the derivatives transactions and how to account for these transactions
  • Travel of ~10% is possible; our work is not conducted at our clients’ locations, but we do travel occasionally for business development and relationship management purposes

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide consultation to clients at the highest levels of accounting and finance to a sophisticated client base
  • Manage a portfolio of clients providing advisement on hedging strategies, running and analyzing effectiveness tests, drafting hedge designation memos, creating journal entries and financial statement disclosures in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS, and providing management and auditor support
  • Serve as a subject matter expert who your clients and colleagues seek for guidance
  • Develop an excellent understanding of hedge accounting and the underlying economics of interest rate, foreign currency and commodities hedging through daily interaction with Chatham’s hedging advisors
  • Contribute to cutting-edge research in one of the most complex and still-evolving areas of accounting

Posted On: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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