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Robert Half Manager, Technical Accounting in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m


  • Assist with development and maintenance of critical global accounting policies and help define ongoing process for technical accounting research and global policy setting

  • Monitor, understand and identify potential impact of new accounting and SEC standards on financial statements and disclosures

  • Assist to develop, maintain, and ensure compliance with internal controls related to global accounting policies and new accounting and reporting guidance issued by the FASB and the SEC

  • Work closely with external auditors on complex technical issues and new guidance implementation

  • Lead/participate in special projects for technical accounting areas as assigned (i.e. goodwill impairment analysis, acquisitions, share-based compensation, derivatives, pension, debt and equity transactions)

  • Respond to complex, non-routine accounting inquiries related to topics such as revenue recognition, purchase accounting, acquisitions, derivatives, leases, debt and equity transactions, share-based compensation and other matters

  • Develop content and facilitate training sessions for relevant accounting topics

  • Support key customers, including Treasury, Legal, Tax, Investor Relations, FP& A and operational teams as needed.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance

  • CPA required

  • Minimum 7-10 years accounting experience for a publicly-traded company and/or public accounting experience. Experience with a global company and/or foreign operations preferred, as is Big Four or regional public accounting experience

  • Management experience required (project management experience also preferred)

  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SEC requirements

  • Technical accounting research experience

  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance experience

  • Self-starter with a focus on process improvement

  • Ability to deliver under pressure while balancing multiple (and sometimes competing) priorities

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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