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Director of Technical Accounting at Robert Half

Director of Technical Accounting

Robert Half Hoffman Estates, IL Full Time
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Ref ID: 01300-0011696889

Classification: Director of Accounting

Compensation: DOE

To apply for this Director of Technical Accounting role, email your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m). In the subject line, type "Director of Technical Accounting role"

Position Responsibilities

• Be the subject matter expert on technical accounting matters impacting the NA segment

• Partner closely with finance and business teams on Revenue Recognition matters relating to complex transactions and new business initiatives

• Review significant contracts and other legal documents to evaluate accounting consequences

• Perform accounting research and provide analysis and conclusions on technical accounting matters to senior leadership and prepare technical accounting memos to document conclusions

• Work closely with external auditors to address accounting for significant transactions

• Contribute to the preparation of external financial reports

Qualifications & Job Requirements

• 8+ years of accounting experience, including Big 4 or regional firm experience, with recent technical accounting (US GAAP) and SEC reporting experience

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required or equivalent in education and experience, CPA required

• Strong aptitude to understand technical accounting concepts under US GAAP (specifically ASC 606 - Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 - Lease Accounting) and help ensure appropriate application of accounting decisions

• Strong understanding of internal controls and financial reporting

• Exposure to SaaS industry is beneficial but not required

• Possess well-rounded business judgment to recognize and respond to cross-departmental needs

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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  • Financial Statements
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Internal Controls
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Research
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