Director, Technical Accounting, Large consumer products company

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15674
Status: Active
Title: Director, Technical Accounting, Large consumer products company
Job Location: New York - Huntington, NY
Base Compensation: $110,000 — $125,000
Total Compensation: $125,000 — $140,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Consumer Products

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Large publicly traded consumer products company seeks a Director of Technical Accounting for their Huntington, NY area office. The Director will research and interpret complex accounting rules . This person will be a critical resource in the implementation of new GAAP convergence standards and conversion to IFRS

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES: -Provide research and support on all matters of US GAAP (including, but not limited to, new rules, new business transactions and annual compliance with complex rules such as those related to i) fair value ii) business combinations iii) intangible asset valuation, etc.) - Assist in performing a technical accounting review of the Company's significant new contracts to ensure compliance (including, but not limited to, business combinations, license arrangements, collaborative arrangements, etc.) - Work with a cross-functional US GAAP and IFRS project team -Work with the Financial Compliance group in the development and review of global financial policies -Remain current with regard to US GAAP developments of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the American Institute of Certified Public --Accountants (AICPA), etc. -Remain current with regard to IFRS and the related convergence with US GAAP -Assist and support on corporate special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements: -6 - 8 years of relevant professional accounting experience with a combination of big 4 public accounting in a technical accounting role or related position as well as relevant private side technical accounting experience. Candidates without Private side experience also considered. -Must be able to perform in-depth technical accounting research - Experience with business combinations, business valuations and asset valuations is strongly preferred

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