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Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting

Creative Financial Staffing Deerfield Full-Time
$115,000.00 - $140,000.00 / year
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The Manager, SEC and Technical Accounting, will be responsible for the preparation and filing of all financial-related SEC filings, and for researching and drafting up position papers on technical accounting issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interprets complex problems and solves them through established procedures (i.e., Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)) relating to revenue recognition and internally developed software and leases. Makes recommendations to executive management for action or changes to established methods. Adapts known methods to new situations as business needs change. Conducts technical research and analysis of accounting treatment.
  • Ensure compliance with SEC reporting rules through the accurate and timely filing of required documents.
  • Prepare Form 10-Q, 10-K and other SEC filings including financial statements (balance sheets, income statements, statement of shareholders’ equity, and statement of cash flows), footnote disclosures, and MD&A.
  • Assist to develop, maintain, and ensure compliance with internal controls related to global accounting policies and new accounting and reporting guidance issued by the FASB and the SEC
  • Prepare Press Release financials, including GAAP to Non-GAAP reconciliations.
  • Research and draft position papers on technical accounting issues. Remain current on pending accounting guidance, evaluating the financial implications of proposed/new accounting pronouncements.
  • Prepare equity-related calculations and disclosures, including share-based compensation expense, earnings per share and equity-related disclosures for inclusion in Form 10-Q and 10-K filings.
  • Ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX 404) by maintaining effective internal controls over our financial reporting process.
  • Continuously strive to enhance and streamline reporting processes and controls.
  • Provide support for ad-hoc projects, primarily related to M&A, systems implementations and revenue. 

Specific requirements for the Accounting Manager include:
  • B.S. or B.A. in Accounting
  • CPA
  • 5+ years relevant experience, at least 3+yrs experience at a Big 4 or Mid-tier public accounting firm
  • At least 2 years with a public company in an SEC role, or SEC clients at a public accounting firm
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including proficiency in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rules and standards.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technical accounting background

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices


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Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting
$115,000.00 - $140,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $81K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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