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Technical Accounting Manager


Manager of Technical Accounting

Our client is a private equity owned company that is combining technology and investment management expertise to provide investors with informed and thoughtful investment planning guidance.

The Firm is looking for a Manager of Technical Accounting & Reporting. This is a newly created role and is a combination of on-going duties and involvement in project oriented initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical research on complex accounting issues and provide accounting consultation advice to business partners
  • Lead the implementation of new US GAAP accounting standards
  • Draft and maintain accounting policies and technical accounting memos
  • Oversee certain complex accounting areas e.g., stock-based compensation, internally used software, debt, M&A accounting, goodwill impairment analysis etc.
  • Coordinate the equity and other stock-based comp valuation work with an external valuation firm
  • Manage the monthly consolidation process, including all intercompany adjustments, foreign currency revaluation, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements including cash flows
  • Prepare annual financial statements and footnotes
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Provide support to other departments, as necessary
  • Identify opportunities or process improvements and drive the implementation of the solution

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or similar discipline required
  • 10 plus years of technical accounting experience including 5-7 years of experience in the ‘Big 4’; will consider straight public candidates
  • CPA
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of NetSuite is preferred
  • Strong aptitude for financial systems, with excellent Excel skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytic skills
  • Excellent judgment to appropriately prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and work with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Contact Joe Hyde, Partner, Kingston Dwight