Accounting Manager-Technical Accounting

  • Location
    Melville, New York
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 115000 - $ 130000

Our client in Suffolk County is seeking a Manager, Technical Accounting. The Technical Accounting Manager will be a demonstrated self-starter who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment.

What you will do:

  • Research and document the accounting and SEC reporting impact of new or unusual transactions; work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams as complex transactions are being negotiated to quickly assess and communicate the accounting and financial reporting implications of such transactions
  • Lead the implementation of new accounting standards and company policies across functional teams within the company and foreign reporting entities
  • Draft and review new accounting policies or update existing policies
  • Lead the accounting for business combinations, including coordination with valuation professionals, development of the purchase price allocation and ensuring that all complex accounting matters are appropriately documented
  • Direct interaction with external auditors, including key contact for technical accounting determinations and policy changes

What you bring:

  • BS or Master's degree in Accounting; CPA required
  • 7+ years of accounting experience, preferably with a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Accounting advisory or national office experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assess the accounting and reporting implications of complex transactions
  • Demonstrated ability to research technical accounting matters and prepare well-written memorandums and presentations articulating these matters
  • Subject matter expert in lease accounting, revenue recognition and accounting for business combinations
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and bring a hands-on approach with the ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast moving environment with a wide variety of strategic initiatives and constant deadlines
  • Driven, confident individual who is comfortable working independently while actively seeking guidance when necessary

For immediate consideration, please email resume to