Manager Corporate Finance – Fortune 500 Firm

Corporate Finance Manager Accounting Policy – this is a technical accountant that really understands revenue recognition

The Corporate Accounting Policy team is the global professional practices group.

  • Participate in strategic initiatives, new product offerings, partnerships/joint ventures and other key drivers of Companies  future growth
  • Assist senior management with making critical business decisions by providing the proper accounting treatment and impact analysis
  • Accelerate transformation and change, create best practices and drive continuous process improvement
  • Work with department and business leaders on front-end process ideas, solutions and change

Specific Responsibilities

  • Establish, maintain and support compliance with company-wide accounting policies
  • Research accounting issues and prepare accounting documentation to ensure compliance with GAAP
  •           Review and provide technical guidance for material transactions and complex accounting issues
  • Support implementation of ASU 2014-9, Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Review business unit initiatives and transactions to ensure consistent application of the Company’s revenue recognition policies
  • Understand the processes surrounding the Company’s various revenue streams
  • Provide guidance and support other finance and business unit initiatives
  • Research emerging accounting and reporting issues and prepare and submit comment letters on behalf of the Company
  • Develop and present technical accounting training sessions to accounting and finance employees
  • Support quarterly close process and related disclosures
  • Interact with the Company’s external auditors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant required
  •          5+ years’ experience in Accounting/Finance; 4+ years Big 4 experience highly preferred with a focus applying GAAP revenue recognition policies, including advanced knowledge of ASU 2014-9, Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Leadership & Management Behavioral Competencies

  • Strong project management experience and ability to work with numerous different groups throughout an extremely large organization
  • Demonstrated track record of attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills
  • Must have strong technical financial skills and a comprehensive understanding of accounting, GAAP, PCAOB standards and SEC regulations
  • Ability to provide sound business judgment, strategic thinking, and broad financial and business perspective across the organization
  • Ability to deliver results in a consistent and sustainable manner
  • A strong and engaging presence, inspiring a spirit of cooperation and a sense of purpose
  • A positive can-do attitude with understanding of real limitations and the ability to push back when necessary
  • Strong communication skills as demonstrated through crisp writing, speaking and thinking and proven experience interacting with senior management

Personal Characteristics

  • Dynamic, proactive, and decisive – adapts well to change; able to provide leadership and functional expertise in a fast moving and competitive business environment
  • Strong intellect – a quick thinker who can hold his/her own in the company of thought-leaders and other high performance professionals
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and synthesize complex data and information into a fact-based decision making framework
  • Mature, with high professional integrity and honesty – able to separate people from issues and manage sensitive interactions and issues effectively and with appropriate judgment
  • A high-potential individual with the ability to motivate peers.

 

Contact: Lindsay Raider 212-685-4884

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