Technical Accounting Manager in El Segundo, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

This position will help the Director of Reporting and Technical Accounting investigate technical accounting matters. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work with limited direction while taking full ownership of the areas of responsibility, provide solutions and alternatives.

The Technical Accounting consultant will also be involved with the following:

  • Sourcing relevant accounting guidance and interpreting the relevant application to the client's business by writing technical memos and accounting policies and procedures that are defensible by the Big 4 audit firms
  • Review all new accounting pronouncements that have accounting implications on the company's operations. Prepares and discusses monthly and quarterly new accounting pronouncements.
  • Drafts technical white papers on important technical issues, including revenue, leases and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Coordinates with global controllers for proper treatment and compliance of various revenue and lease accounting transactions under US GAAP
  • Takes a lead in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of global corporate accounting policies and procedures. Updates policies based on new accounting pronouncements
  • Liaising with local teams, internal auditors and external auditors for various local statutory and US GAAP compliance
  • Adhoc projects and technical research

Job Requirements

Requirements •Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or related field •At least 4 years public accounting experience •Certified Public Accountant (CPA) •Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations •Working knowledge of SAP is a huge plus •Ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues •International accounting and issue recognition experience •Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity •Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation