Senior Manager - Technical Accounting - Atlanta
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.
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
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.