Technical Accounting Manager

About the Opportunity

Our client is a dynamic holding company that acquires companies in the media, event sports and fashion sector. They are in search of a Manager of Technical Accounting to join to report to their Director of External Reporting in Manhattan, NY.  They are acquisitive, and you will get involved in M&A, business combinations and have the opportunity to work closely with various business leaders including Treasury, HR, Legal, FP&A, IT, Real Estate, etc. to provide guidance on the accounting ramifications of strategic transactions.  The culture is modern and progressive, and they would like to speak to CPA candidates with 4-8 years of audit from a big 10 accounting firm.

The annual base salary range is $100,000 to $150,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth research and documentation on technical accounting matters related to significant and intricate business transactions, preparing detailed accounting position papers and executive summaries outlining findings
  • Collaborate closely with various business leaders across departments such as Treasury, HR, Legal, FP&A, IT, and Real Estate to offer guidance on the accounting implications of strategic initiatives
  • Manage the Company’s established accounting policies, providing support and clarification to personnel regarding policy application
  • Address and resolve technical accounting challenges promptly, communicating conclusions effectively to the Company’s external auditors
  • Assist in the external reporting process by drafting disclosure notes for complex accounting topics
  • Handle technical accounting responsibilities for specific areas, including lease accounting, share-based compensation, goodwill assessment, fair value assessments, derivatives, EPS calculation, consolidation, and variable-interest entities
  • Stay informed about changes in accounting regulations, summarizing new and proposed standards and their potential impact on the Company for senior management

 

Job Requirements

  • 4-6 years of experience in accounting (including public accounting)
  • Significant technical accounting experience in various topics is required – experience in accounting advisory group is highly preferred
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate technical issues to stakeholders
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Certified Public Accountant required
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

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