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Senior Manager - Technical Accounting

Staff Financial Group
Alpharetta, GA, 30022
$110K - $130K
May 23, 2020


Senior Manager - Technical Accounting - Atlanta

Job Summary

The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting will provide technical accounting leadership, analysis, and support on the appropriate application of United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) to Company finance personnel worldwide. The position will lead purchase accounting on acquisitions and provide assessments of accounting implications of proposed transactions, as well as proposed accounting rule changes being considered by Standard setters. They will also have responsibility for maintaining the Accounting Policy Manual.

Job Responsibilities

Leading purchase accounting on acquisitions including: US GAAP conversion (if applicable); conversion to Infor Accounting Policies; working with external valuation firm on larger acquisitions for purchase price allocation; completing purchase price allocation on smaller acquisitions (including fair value of deferred revenue); preparing the Opening Balance Sheet; preparing disclosures

Identifying accounting issues and providing guidance to the worldwide accounting teams

Leading implementation efforts for new accounting standards

Reviewing proposed standards and drafting summaries for management

Interfacing with external auditors and help to manage the Group Audit

Providing accounting due diligence support for M&A

Providing integration support for M&A

Preparing annual impairment test of goodwill and quarterly triggering events assessment for goodwill and other intangible assets

Maintaining the Accounting Policy Manual and ensuring consistency of application worldwide

Working with outside valuation firm for equity valuations and stock-based compensation

Assisting SEC reporting group with SEC filings

Assisting internal audit group with Sox implementation

Job Requirements

Candidates must have:

-8 + years accounting experience including:

-achieved at least Manager level at a larger public accounting firm;

-strong experience in preparing/reviewing of SEC documents;

-experience with SOP 97-2 (Software Revenue Recognition) preferred;

-experience with purchase accounting;

-ability to self-motivate and function independently;

-high level of attention to detail and aptitude for planning/managing deadlines;

-able to work with teams around the world, and have excellent presentation and communication experience.

-This position requires a bachelor's degree or higher in accounting/finance with a CPA designation.