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Job title
Director of Accounting - Global Organization
Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly technical Director level accounting professional to join a world leading organization as the Director of Technical Accounting and Policy. The Director of Technical Accounting will support a truly global business working closely with senior stakeholders across the company to advise and support through critical transactions and reporting requirements.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitor the activity of Standard Setting in the US to understand the impacts and communicate to business.
  • Proactively provide guidance to global controllership and finance teams on ensuring compliance with US GAAP and SEC rules.
  • Build cross-functional relationships and support executive teams through business critical projects and transactions by providing technical accounting, policy and compliance insight.
  • Prepare and update accounting policies and procedures to reflect new accounting standards and guidance.
  • Provide training on accounting and reporting to finance and operations teams.
  • Research accounting issues and document conclusions.
  • Provide oversight on preparation of 10K/10Q to ensure accordance with US GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Oversee preparation of quarterly and annual SAB 74 disclosure.
  • Identify and implement improvements to control processes.
  • Partner with internal and external audit staff and proactively identify control concerns and recommend improvements.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with Big 4 public accounting experience.
  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in accounting.
  • 10+ years technical accounting experience with advanced knowledge of public companies.
  • Excellent understanding of US GAAP and SEC rules and FASB standards.
  • Experienced in technical accounting research and applying complex accounting rules.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to liaise cross-functionally.

This is an excellent opportunity, if interested please get in touch with Hoxton Circle.

location
Manhattan, New York
Salary
$175,000 - $200,000

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