Head Of Accounting Policy

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Our client, a global conglomerate in commodities and agribusiness is seeking an inspirational leader for their Global Accounting Policy department.   This is a high visibility position that can lead to fantastic opportunities for a promotion.


  • Partner with executive leadership on all technical accounting issues.
  • Continually develop the company’s US GAAP accounting policies.
  • Analyze and develop implementation plans for new accounting standards.
  • Stay abreast of GAAP and SEC regulations and rules to report on key technical accounting matters.
  • Own the US GAAP training program including training, materials, and manuals.
  • Strengthen the accounting policy processes and corporate accounting policies.
  • Act as head global expert for US GAAP and SEC advice in relation to M&A activity and purchase accounting.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA required.
  • 10+ years Public Accounting experience, National Office preferred
  • Experience working in the multinational corporation preferred.
  • Excellent technical US GAAP and SEC compliance knowledge.
  • Knowledge of derivative and hedge accounting, purchase accounting, foreign exchange, and income/other taxation.
  • Strong communication skills in order to form relationships with Controllers and CFO’s.
  • Proven management and employee development skills.