Corporate Accounting Director

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15700
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Corporate Accounting Director
Job Location: Connecticut - Wallingford
Base Compensation: $115,000 — $145,000
Total Compensation: $125,000 — $175,000
Benefits: excellent
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: All Industries

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Carve out from global business; has upside to Assistant Controller. Will be key person on all technical accounting matters....company is currently privately-held but private equity owned. There will be consolidation of legal entities, acquisitions, revenue recognition, goodwill, equity accounting, and lot of other accounting treatments to deal with.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Expanding global holding company with profit centers in the Americas, Europe and Far East. Company has #1 market share in multiple channels and has grown over 250% over last 10 years. Company is planning organic expansion, is reinvesting in infrastructure, has multiple patents, and continues to evaluate acquisition and JV opportunities to strengthen worldwide presence. New role dually reporting to CFO and Corporate Controller. Lead compliance with current and future technical accounting issues, IFRS adoption, intercompany compliance, legal entities accounting controls, and financial reporting. Have significant interaction with outside auditors and communicate at multiple levels of the organization on a global basis. Key responsibilities include the following: • Lead monthly/quarterly financial reporting and international consolidations including MD&A and business metrics. • Partner on technical accounting treatments and compliance for changes in a multi-tiered holding company structure. • Partner on the selection and implementation of new accounting software • Lead technical accounting research and formulate key positions under IFRS. • Track and report on evolving accounting technical matters, with regular reporting to senior management team. • Lead external reporting process including detailed review of financial documents • Manage/monitor accounting compliance on a global basis, including regular interaction with functional business leads at global sites (i.e. Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan). • Establish, improve and manage internal financial controls to ensure continued accuracy of financial data for financial reporting purposes. • Analyze current procedures employed by the accounting department and propose ways to streamline such processes as they relate to financial reporting. • Manage adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). • Manage and contribute on technical accounting areas (i.e. purchase accounting; equity accounting; goodwill; revenue recognition, international GAAP) • Review contracts to evaluate impact of terms on balance sheet. • Contribute on due diligence of acquisitions targets and JVs. • Lead all corporate accounting functions: G/L, A/P, and T&E. • Assist Corporate Controller on development of annual budget.

QUALIFICATIONS

BS Accounting; Seek 8+ years of accounting experience with at least three years in a national or global CPA firm; must have 3+ years of international accounting experience that includes IFRS and technical accounting treatments (e.g. purchase accounting; equity accounting; goodwill; revenue recognition). Any experience with HFM, SAS, TM1, SAP or parallel software is a big plus. Must have upside potential.
Preferred Qualifications: CPA
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 9-10+
  
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