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Robert Half Director of Technical Accounting in HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois


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

Position Responsibilities

· Be the subject matter expert on technical accounting matters impacting the NA segment

· Partner closely with finance and business teams on Revenue Recognition matters relating to complex transactions and new business initiatives

· Review significant contracts and other legal documents to evaluate accounting consequences

· Perform accounting research and provide analysis and conclusions on technical accounting matters to senior leadership and prepare technical accounting memos to document conclusions

· Work closely with external auditors to address accounting for significant transactions

· Contribute to the preparation of external financial reports


Qualifications & Job Requirements

· 8+ years of accounting experience, including Big 4 or regional firm experience, with recent technical accounting (US GAAP) and SEC reporting experience

· Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required or equivalent in education and experience, CPA required

· Strong aptitude to understand technical accounting concepts under US GAAP (specifically ASC 606 - Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 - Lease Accounting) and help ensure appropriate application of accounting decisions

· Strong understanding of internal controls and financial reporting

· Exposure to SaaS industry is beneficial but not required

· Possess well-rounded business judgment to recognize and respond to cross-departmental needs

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