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Lease Accountant (ASC 740) Implementation Leader Consultant in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Lease Acountant Consultant needed to lead ASC 740 implementation! The role requires extensive professional experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and SEC reporting. This position will use research, analytical and communication skills, including the ability to efficiently analyze a large volume transactional data, to formulate robust accounting policies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Over 10 years minimum Public Accounting experience, Big 4 or large regional firms preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in technical based accounting role, expertise in GAAP (preferably revenue recognition), as well as Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), internal controls, and SEC reporting
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel using pivot tables, v-lookups, and formulas in working with large amounts of transactional data
  • Experience leading strategic consulting intiatives

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or other equivalent certification strongly preferred
  • Expert knowledge of current U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC reporting requirements and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Retail and/or manufacturing industry experience strongly preferred
  • Oracle, SAP, or similar finance ERP software experience preferred
  • Ability to self-motivate, be proactive and function independently
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

Job Responsibilities

  • Review and interpret contracts and assess lease accounting implications in accordance with the most recent lease accounting standards, interpretations and regulations. Assist other departments in resolving lease accounting entries through research, determining the best approach to resolution, and communicating effectively with the relevant parties.
  • Assess impact of new lease accounting guidance, gather and analyze relevant data, and prepare reports, disclosures, analyses and other relevant documentation as required.
  • As part of a team, assess various other areas of technical accounting, including SEC Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) tasks, and perform other special projects as assigned.
  • Accurately perform various other monthly, quarterly, and annual contract reviews and financial analyses.
  • Maintain supporting files and accounting documentation.

Perform other routine daily and monthly responsibilities including reconciliations, forecasting, and other relevant projects.