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Technical Accounting Manager 25109 in Northern Chicago Suburbs at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Technical Accounting Manager 25109



Our client is a Fortune 500 distribution company that is looking for a Manager of Technical Accounting to join their team.   This opportunity is newly created due to company growth! With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization. The company boasts a team-oriented culture, laid-back environment and great benefits.  They pride themselves on being able to provide their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



Overview:



The Technical Accounting Manager will manage the company’s technical accounting function and be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:



Responsibilities:




•        The Technical Accounting Manager will perform research and analysis on complex technical accounting and reporting issues.



•        Researching US GAAP and applicable SEC rules and regulations to resolve and document the accounting and reporting for complex technical issues.



•        Implementation of new US GAAP accounting standards and SEC reporting rules.



•        Monitor changes in the accounting environment and proactively research and assess the impact of new accounting guidance on the company’s financial statements.



•        Maintain compliance with all internal control procedures surrounding technical accounting and policy.



•        Support the company’s external auditors performing quarterly reviews and the annual audit with respect to technical accounting issues.



•        Participate in writing and training on global accounting policies and procedures.



•        Serve as technical resource to other areas of the company.



•        The Technical Accounting Manager will participate in special projects as required.

Job Requirements


The Technical Accounting Manager will possess the following:



Requirements




•        The Technical Accounting Manager will have 6+ years’ accounting experience; public accounting experience strongly preferred.



•        Comprehensive understanding of US GAAP and SEC regulations.



•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and familiarity with financial reporting tools.



•        Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.



•        The Technical Accounting Manager will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.



•        CPA strongly preferred.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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