Ref ID: 04510-0010916810
Classification: Accounting Supervisor/Mgr/Dir
Compensation: $120,000.00 to $135,000.00 per year
My client, a billion dollar, publicly traded organization is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager to manage their foreign operations. Summary of the position: ? Provide guidance to the Strategic Business Unit on all technical accounting matters using their experience with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practical experience. Responsible for documenting and communicating difficult accounting positions in front of management, the Corporate Controller team and external audit. Responsible for presenting guidance and options to management in a concise and clear manner, and to develop alternatives for management to consider. Proactive engagement with SBU finance team to provide instruction and training on complex issues. Responsibilities: ? Direct and oversee all memoranda and communications providing technical accounting guidance for the finance teams across our subsidiaries in Central and South America. ? Determine the appropriate accounting treatment for transactions and events which require the application of significant detail oriented judgment relative to technical accounting standards. ? Assist in the performance of due diligence associated with targeted acquisitions and in the finance integration activities for completed acquisitions. ? Active support of SBU management in negotiations decisions impacting the business portfolio of the group typically by analyzing various scenarios and providing guidance on possible accounting issues and the anticipated impact on reported results. ? Assume role as key liaison between the SBU finance team, the Corporate office and our auditors; with particular focus on Corporate teams such as Technical Accounting, Derivatives Compliance, and Accounting Policies Procedures. ? Prepare and/or review US GAAP and IFRS accounting analysis of draft commercial contracts ? Develop, delivery and/or coordinate US GAAP and IFRS training and other development of the Accounting Reporting team across Central and South America; Expand the GAAPs and transaction-related training available to the other Finance staff and other BD and commercial teams. ? Provide correct US GAAP and IFRS accounting within forecast models and other analysis required by management when engaged in acquisitions and other major transactions. ? Review of quarterly hedge effectiveness submissions for derivatives transactions in SBU. ? Function as a key contact for the Central and South American Controller and Reporting Managers with respect to GAAPs questions and issues. ? Assist the SBU team in the performance and review with external auditors of Technical Accounting issues to be reported in local Financial Statements. ? Oversee the compliance with Contract Accounting Treatment System for all businesses within region. ? Maintain and expand technical accounting knowledge base by staying apprised of new pronouncements and interpretations that apply to our business. ? Coordinate the implementation of new accounting standards in the region.