Director of Technical Accounting

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A world’s renowned publicly traded and leading media and internet company with a track record of internal mobility is looking for a Director of Technical Accounting in New York City.

The ideal candidate is a proactive CPA with experience evaluating, researching and implementing new accounting and disclosure requirements. The right candidate has excellent communications skills, excels in a busy environment and enjoys technical research.



  • Create, maintain and document accounting and operational policies.
  • Handle enterprise-wide compliance with these policies in connection with Internal Audit testing.
  • Serve as an internal technical accounting resource for the operating businesses to support key new or non-standard transactions and initiatives.
  • Research, evaluate and implement new technical accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations to management on the impact of new or proposed requirements.
  • Develop, implement and experiment new corporate accounting procedures and policies including the assessment of existing corporate level SOX process narratives for consistency and effectiveness.
  • Provide due diligence assistance on potential acquisitions
  • Play role in post-acquisition integration including compliance with enterprise-wide accounting policies and procedures.


  • 6+ years of Big 4 Public Accounting or a combination of Big 4 and progressive Technical Accounting experience in a public company
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP including ASC 606 and ASC 842; IFRS is a plus
  • Goal oriented with the ability to think, and work independently while resolving challenging issues
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Must be clear/concise and confident in communicating ideas, issues, and resolutions to a broad audience
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters