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Robert Half Associate Director, Accounting Global in CHICAGO, Illinois


To apply for this Associate Director, Accounting Global role, email your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m) In the subject line, type "Associate Director, Accounting Global role"

Main Responsibilities:

· Lead and assist in the due diligence process of potential targets. Responsible for assessing the financial and accounting information, pre-deal valuation assessment as well assessing any additional accounting implications as a result of the transaction.

· Manage external business partners in the financial due diligence and pre-deal valuation work. Align conclusions with the external audit team.

· Seek alignment of various senior stakeholders throughout the organization to ensure all transaction implications are communicated, understood and aligned upon.

· Lead purchase accounting for completed acquisitions, including valuation procedures and conclude on other complex technical accounting areas.

· Assess US GAAP and policy differences for newly acquired entities.

· Provide training and support to the finance leaders of newly acquired businesses.

· Collaborate with the Internal Controls team on Sarbanes-Oxley adoption and assist in implementation and roll out of key controls.

· Collaborate with other cross functional teams to ensure a consistent and efficient process when working with the new business.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in in Commerce, Business Administration or similar degree

  • CPA required

  • Strong Accounting background with meaningful M& A experience

  • Minimum of 10 or more years of experience in Accounting

  • Experience within Accounting for a multinational company or BIG 4 accounting firm

  • Hyperion and SAP experience is strongly preferred

  • Extremely systems savvy with exceptional Excel skills

  • Experience with leading offsite teams and third parties

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