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Director of Technical Accounting for SEC Registered Client!

Robert Half Finance & Accounting New York Full-Time
$130,000.00 - $160,000.00 / year
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Ref ID: 02940-0010935583

Classification: Director/Manager Financial Reporting

Compensation: $130000.00 to $160000.00 yearly

Pubicly traded media company is hiring a Director of Technical Accounting. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining policies that directly and indirectly impact Company’s financial statements and financial controls. The position interacts with cross functional teams on a daily basis and provides guidance for general accounting, unique transactions and operational practices. A person with business acumen, curiosity and ability to influence will enjoy the wide aspects of this role. This position will assist with the development of accounting policies for new GAAP, such as ASC 606 and ASC 842.

Some duties of the position include:

Gain in-depth understanding of the Company’s operation models and business strategies.
Provide guidance on accounting interpretation and prepare or review memos on US GAAP matters.
Ensure appropriate documentation of accounting treatment of complex and highly judgmental areas, including analysis, relevant literature and conclusions.
Lead and/or partner with FP&A and business function leaders in monitoring operations and reporting of key accounting areas: internal use software, revenue, intangible, lease and etc.
Provide accounting guidance related to proposed transactions to support due diligence, special transactions, and acquisition related accounting needs.
Develop framework of company policy and draft accounting / finance policies and other related authorization matrix.
Work with business function leaders across the company to implement, update and monitor policies.
Contribute to development of cross functional processes/and or structures that improve the efficiency and timeliness of financial reporting within the organization.

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Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting. CPA with a Big 4 public accounting firm, strongly preferred. Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience, a mix of public accounting and private industry strongly preferred. Minimum five years of people management experience. In-depth knowledge of general accounting policies and US GAAP. Strong planning, project management and analytical skills. Excellent leadership, communication and influencing skills.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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