Manager of Technical Accounting

  • Location
    Somerset, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842891_2671977
  • Salary:
    $ 135000 - $ 1650000

Large, publicly-traded company is seeking a Manager of Technical Accounting & Reporting position. The ideal candidate will have a Big 4 background with a solid accounting foundation and an ability to research and document accounting transactions.

Responsible for the accuracy of general accounting.

  • Review and stay abreast of GAAP and SEC rules and regulations and comparable or relevant company financial statement disclosures.
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of internal financial statements and reports, maintaining the highest quality, reliability and accuracy.
  • Performs Consolidations at the corporate level.
  • Performs SOX documentation and completes internal control narrative.
  • Manages the year-end financial audit, including tracking the progress.
  • Works with members of the Accounting team to ensure all deadlines are met, reviews key documents before submitting to auditors, and prepares footnotes.
  • Researches technical accounting issues to ensure compliance with policies.
  • Researches GAAP guidance on various areas including revenue recognition, leases, and other matters.
  • Reviews contracts to identify any potential accounting implications.
  • Plays an integral role in process improvements and process documentation for all aspects of the accounting cycle.
  • Prepare draft financial statements and related footnotes
  • Work with external auditor on accounting and disclosure related issues

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • CPA required, with 5+ years of accounting experience preferably with a Big 4 accounting firm
  • FASBĀ and GAAP experience is a MUST
  • 5+ years relevant experience.

If you would like to be considered for this position please send a resume to scott.moeller@parkerlynch.com today AND apply on line