Manager of Technical Accounting


Atlanta, GA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 171 days ago

  by    Steve Whiting

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Our client is a global leader in their industry providing technology, products and services to major organizations. Their accounting operations are critical to the ongoing efficiency of the company and they wish to hire a Manager of Technical Accounting that will focus on technical accounting matters pertaining to worldwide business transactions and policies.

Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Manage business unit-related technical accounting matters: GAAP tours, research, position papers. Sample technical matters, include but are not limited to: business combination and divestitures, variable interest entity analysis/consolidation/equity method, revenue recognition, derivatives and hedging, restructuring, debt, lease, inventory accounting, goodwill and long-lived assets impairment analysis and fair value assessments including intangible valuations. 
  • Partner with business units and business development to support activities by providing technical accounting evaluation of potential deal structure for investment/acquisitions/ divestitures, strategic planning or other alliance transactions
  • Provide technical accounting support to business units in connection with the implementation of various changes in accounting policies and procedures and adoption of new accounting standards
  • Develop and present complex accounting matters/ conclusions to company management
  • External reporting support- responsible for certain areas of the 10-Q/10-K filings
  • Supervise, train and develop a group of professional accountants
  • Maintain and execute adequate internal controls for responsibilities and update 404 narratives, as needed

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors' Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred
  • CPA required
  • Big 4 experience required
  • 7+ years accounting experience including 4+ years managerial experience
  • Proficient in US GAAP, SEC reporting, including business combination and divestiture, VIE/consolidation/equity method, revenue recognition, fair value assessments and SOX requirements
  • Prior experience managing multiple projects, competing priorities, and short deadlines


$156K - $168K