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Manager, Technical Accounting

Navistar, Inc. Lisle Full-Time
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- Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.

We are seeking a Manager, Technical Accounting. This position supports Navistar’s overall compliance with U.S. GAAP. Major responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the research and resolution of significant and / or non-routine transactions including but not limited to revenue recognition, leasing, variable interest entities, impairments, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Providing guidance to segment accountants on various technical accounting matters
  • Preparing technical accounting position papers
  • Monitoring new accounting pronouncements and assisting in determining the related accounting, policy and reporting impacts
  • Assessing the implementation for the new leasing standard and assisting with coordination efforts with the segment
  • Creating and updating internal accounting policies
  • Coordinating with external reporting group on disclosures in external filings
  • Working with internal and external auditors
  • Completing special projects and performing other duties as assigned

Position Purpose and Requirements

Provides technical accounting expertise to the organization through assessment of the facts and circumstances and performing research of the relevant accounting literature. Prepares and reviews position papers to support accounting positions and may assist with structuring of arrangements. Monitors developments of all new and existing U.S. GAAP and SEC guidance to ensure compliance. May participate in the development and revision of accounting policies and training of staff on new accounting policies. Ensures compliance with applicable internal control standards related to areas of responsibilities. May work with internal and external auditors as part of the financial reporting process. Also, may assist with preparing and reviewing periodic SEC financial statement reporting.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Bachelor’s degree and CPA
  • At least 5 years of accounting experience
  • At least 1 year of lead experience


  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Master’s degree and CPA
  • At least 3 years of accounting experience
  • At least 1 year of lead experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Current CPA required

Desired Skills:

  • Big four public accounting experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter and has the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP


  • Ethics and Navistar Values
  • Positive Attitude
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Problem Solving

It's Uptime at International

Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization

Based in metro Chicago, Navistar, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of trucks and buses and member of the Fortune 500. Our culture is to do things in days, not months, with the goal of delivering superior levels of product performance to our customers.

It's Uptime at International

Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Manager, Technical Accounting
Estimated Salary: $81K
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