Robert Half Accounting Policy and Corporate Accounting Manager in CHICAGO, Illinois
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Key leader on certain complex technical accounting areas, including revenue and others
Work closely with the Controller, Assistant Controllers and the shared services and corporate accounting teams to ensure revenue recognition policies, processes and controls are in sync with ongoing changes as a result of the Company’s transformation strategy, rapidly shifting IPO and M& A environments and regulatory changes
Manage the financial policy database and assist in developing, implementing, revising and updating the Company’s accounting policies
Provide analysis and insight for other assignments and ad hoc projects as needed, including special projects, impairment analysis, and other requests from senior management
Research accounting guidance associated with complex transactions and technical accounting issues and document conclusions
Responsible for overseeing certain corporate accounting areas such as debt, pension or deferred compensation and ensuring that transactions associated with these areas are recorded completely and accurately
Assist in developing and enhancing various Corporate control activities and processes
Assist in the review of information included in Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other SEC filings, including reviewing supporting documentation, XBRL tagging and disclosure requirements
Work closely with business units finance staff, internal audit, corporate finance departments (Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, FPA, etc.), regional accounting departments, external auditors, and other key members of the Corporate Controller’s group
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Minimum 6-7 years of relevant work experience at a public accounting firm (Big 4 firm experience preferred)
Knowledge of US GAAP
Experience with ASC 606 is required
Strong technical accounting and analytical skills, experience with preparing and reviewing accounting research and accounting memorandums
Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, analytical and time management skills required
Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to see the “big picture” and lead a project (with senior management oversight) by developing a project plan, collaborating with relevant stakeholders and performing activities necessary for successful completion of a project
Proficiency in MS Office products - intermediate knowledge of MS Excel
Aptitude and willingness to learn new software and systems instrumental to accounting, consolidation and financial reporting (ActiveDisclosure, BPC, SAP, etc.)
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