Lead, Corporate Financial Reporting Technical Accountant

ChickfilA   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 269 days ago

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The goal of this position is to conduct accounting research and provide technical accounting guidance and support to cross-functional team members in a timely manner. You will ensure that the Chick-fil-A, Inc. books and records are in compliance with U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. You will also provide technical accounting guidance to Chick-fil-A, Inc’s senior financial management on complex business transactions. Additionally, you will act as a key business partner and subject matter expert for relevant stakeholders.



  • Conduct research, provide consultation, and prepare/review documentation for complex technical accounting issues for Chick-fil-A, Inc. files and the external auditors
  • Consult with leadership to inform and influence long-term strategic decision-making in areas such as international expansion
  • Partner with professionals across the organization to provide financialreporting compliance perspective for various initiatives
  • Support the financialreporting group with required annual footnote disclosures to ensure users of Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s financial statements are adequately informed
  • Implement new accounting standards and participate in the on-going documentation and review of internal accounting policies
  • Participate in annual financial statement audit


Minimum Qualifications

  • CPA License
  • Strong technical accounting and research skills
  • Experience with the interpretation and application of GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Shows flexibility in response to process change
  • Works well in a team setting
  • Servant spirit with a strong sense of stewardship
  • Self-starter strong at planning and executing a goal
  • PC Knowledge including Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word


Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree