ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888 FAX: 212-856-0826 info@marcusjobs.com

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888
FAX: 212-856-0826
info@marcusjobs.com

23
MAY
2016

Technical Accounting Manager

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Our client, a leading manufacturer in the cosmetics industry, is seeking a Manager to assist the Director and Executive Director of the Technical Accounting department with their overall job duties and support the complex business needs of the ever evolving company.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, and prepare position papers on the Firm’s legal contracts, transactions, and other business initiatives to ensure that the Company’s technical accounting is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC Reporting.
  • Evaluate the impact of proposed accounting and reporting literature and pronouncements on the Company, and draft accounting positions.
  • Coordinate with other departments within the organization to implement the new leasing standard and revenue recognition standard.
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual accounting requirements and SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K).
  • Complete ad hoc assignments as they relate to business combinations, derivatives, stock based compensation, accounting for pension, and other areas.

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years Big 4 public accounting experience with 1 year in a private company
  • Working knowledge of U.S GAAP and SEC reporting
  • Strong technical skills and familiarity with the use of accounting research tools
  • Experienced in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in fundamental accounting and experience with advanced accounting concepts, including revenue recognition, lease accounting, business combinations, and stock-based compensation
  • Personable with strong oral and written communication
  • Critical thinker who works well under tight deadlines and is willing to work extended hours to get the job done
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Must have CPA