Role details

Senior Manager - Accounting Policy

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading Financial Services Firm
  • Strong Growth Potential

About Our Client

Leading Financial Services Firm in New York, NY

Job Description

The position will also be responsible for maintaining and enhancing Global Accounting Policies and will oversee all pensionaccounting. The position will also be responsible for assisting the corporate development team in M&A due diligence as well as all purchase accounting relating to M&A transactions.

Research complicated U.S. GAAP transactions and provide recommendations as well as analysis to senior managementon the accounting for these transactions

  • Partner with various accounting teams to ensurethat transactions related to new accounting pronouncements are recordedaccurately in the Company's general ledger

  • Assist revenue accounting and general accountingteams in the implementation of the new revenue accounting standard

  • Provide quarterly U.S. GAAP updates to accounting management

  • Prepare all hedging documentation relating to the Company's derivatives

  • Manage all pension accounting including determining key assumptions with actuaries and treasury group

  • Manage accounting and due diligence process for complicated M&A transactions

  • Work with international subsidiaries on new U.S.GAAP issues

  • Assist financial reporting team with implementation of new required disclosures

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in accounting and a minimum of 8 years of experience (minimum of manager level attained in large public accounting firm)
  • CPA required
  • Extremely strong understanding of U.S. GAAP, including pension accounting, derivatives, business combinations and revenue recognition
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate complicated accounting transactions to non-accounting members of senior management
  • Ability to coach junior accounting staff on proper implementation of complicated accounting matters

What's on Offer

Senior Manager - Accounting Policy and M&A Transaction Advisory in New York, NY

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