Manager- Technical Accounting

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker Lynch is currently seeking a Manager of Technical Accounting for one of the fastest growing cannabis companies located in Chicago, IL. This company leads the industry across multiple disciplines as they are involved with every element of the seed-to-sales process.

Through recent acquisitions, this company is in a rapid growth stage with intent to go public soon. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a growing start-up company. The ideal candidate for this position will require a licensed CPA with 5+ years of public accounting focused on technical accounting and external reporting. This company offer amazing perks such as free lunch, unlimited PTO, amazing benefits as well as offer competitive base and bonus as well as an equity component.


  • Be the subject matter expert and/or reviewer of complex accounting areas such as biological assets, business combination, share-based compensation, lease accounting, derivatives, intangible assets, fixed and long-lived asset impairments.
  • Prepare and issue accounting policies, training and process documentation
  • Assist with the review of the consolidated financial statements from the corporate accounting team
  • Responsible for purchase accounting for M&A under ASC 805 and consolidation determinations under ASC 810
  • Participate in special projects/oversight of technical accounting matters
  • Assist with the external reporting process


  • 5+ years of accounting experience (public accounting or technical accounting preferred)
  • 1+ years of management experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or Finance, Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA required
  • Strong US GAAP and IFRS experience
  • Advance proficiency in MS Excel and MS office required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks

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