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Position: Director of Accounting
Job Number: MS04003
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-02-08
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

Strategic Financial Advisory firm seeking Director of Corporate Accounting to lead the financial reporting, technical accounting and operational accounting process for the firm!

Company Information:

Name: Financial Services Firm

Job Description:

-Overseeing the establishment and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures for all corporate entities to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with GAAP.

-Providing technical accounting research and support regarding the adoption and implementation of all applicable new accounting pronouncements and IFRS, including monitoring the development of proposed new accounting pronouncements

-Performing reviews of contracts and other documents as requested to ensure appropriate accounting and reporting treatment    

-May perform/oversee highly complex projects or participate as a team member on projects at the highest level of technical complexity

-Ensuring all debt related transactions are properly recorded (newly issued and repaid debt, accrued interest, and amortization of debt issuance costs)

-Interacting and coordinating with consultants, valuation firms, and other stakeholders

-Contributing towards the professional development of staff members and  a team that provides quality client-service throughout the organization

Requirements / Qualifications:

- CPA, 15+ years’ experience in Accounting/Auditing

- 10+ years of supervising/managing others

- Experience in public accounting, with emphasis on financial and operational controls as well as experience in researching technical accounting matters and developing and implementing written accounting policies, procedures, and internal accounting controls

- Leadership, strong results orientation, creativity, excellent analytical and financial skills and outstanding communication skills

- Ability to influence executive level management and lead, direct and develop staff 

- Strong working knowledge / understanding of technical accounting literature and its application to foreign currency translation, hedging activities, investments, debt and other related topics; revenue recognition, business combinations, new contracts/business initiatives, lease accounting

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