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Robert Half VP of Accounting in Chicago, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing company. Hybrid Role - Primarily Remote!

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

Your Key Responsibilities

• Lead the development and maintenance of accounting and reporting policies in compliance with US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

• Lead project management representing controllership, work across controllership, corporate responsibility, financial planning and analysis, corporate services, and technology to improve the effectiveness of ESG and climate reporting processes

• Review proposed rules and regulations by SEC or other regulatory bodies to ensure new relevant ESG and climate disclosures are properly evaluated and documented

• Manage aspects of developing and maintaining accounting and reporting policies related to compliance with US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

• Manage or support reviews of new accounting standard updates and adaptation of processes and policies to reflect applicable updates; track projects related to emerging accounting guidance and reporting rules

• Manage the technical accounting research and related documentation of technical accounting matters

• Partner with corporate responsibility, legal and other relevant teams on responses to SEC, SASB proposals and other important proposed rules and standards

• Manage or complete exercises to benchmark accounting and reporting policies, as well as disclosures, against other public company filers as part of an effort to achieve best-in-class standards

• Partner with Product Finance to support accounting for new or complex transactions, including developing documented conclusions incorporating applicable accounting guidance

• Participate in the quarterly SEC filing process, including preparation of assigned disclosures and reviews of investor relations materials

• Execute special projects as assigned, including mergers and acquisitions accounting considerations and finance functional transformation projects

• Manage aspects of the relationship with the company's independent registered public accounting firm


Job Requirements

• 8+ years in Accounting or Finance related field

• Certified Public Accountant

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

• Public accounting (Big Four) and/or industry accounting experience with multi-national publicly-traded companies

• Prior experience drafting and managing accounting and reporting policies for a global, publicly-traded organization

• Interest in ESG topics and willingness to take leadership role in Company’s ESG reporting

• Proficient with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements, including ASC 606

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

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