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Director of Technical Accounting - FT50643

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
March 26, 2017
Description:

Director of Technical Accounting - FT50643

Bridgewater, NJ

Salary Commensurate with Experience

The Sizzle

Company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits program.

Company provides a positive work environment and health and wellness programs.

Company provides additional perks, including discounts on clothing brands, associate referral bonus programs, and educational assistance programs.

Position Summary

Seeking Director to manage a staff of four to execute select accounting and reporting responsibilities. This position will also be involved with special projects, including accounting for complex transactions that arise.

Duties & Responsibilities

Oversee company’s global derivative financial instrument accounting, including appropriate documentation for effective hedge treatment, preparing financial reporting disclosures, and maintaining support for auditors.

Account for and disclose company’s debt/debt-related accounts on balance sheet and income statement.

Oversee company’s debt covenant reporting, including company’s compliance with key ratios.

Facilitate quarterly meetings with Treasury and Legal departments to review debt covenant calculations.

Oversee company’s incentive compensation accounting, including bonus accounting and equity compensation accounting.

Responsible for certain areas of 10-Q/10-K filings (e.g., liquidity, debt, stock-based compensation, earnings per share) and for reviewing the company’s annual proxy statement.

Oversee special projects, including accounting for complex transactions.

Ensure adequate internal controls for areas of responsibilities and confirm SOX narratives are kept up to date.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Seeking Senior Manager (8+ years’) out of the advisory practice at a BIG 4 or combination of corporate experience and BIG 4 experience.

2. Prefer someone with National Office experience.

3. Strong technical accounting background.

4. CPA required

5. Strong technical accounting knowledge, yet practical in applying accounting processes.

6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively across corporate departments.

7. Proactive and self-motivated, able to work independently and multi-task effectively.

8. Strong decision making skills and acute attention to details.

9. Adaptability, resourcefulness, and creativity.

10. Present Salary?

11. Salary Expectation? (Salary up to $160K)

12. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.