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  • Job reference: RMS0227956

Senior Technical Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/10/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

*Analyzes and resolves complex accounting and reporting issues, including interpreting external technical accounting proposals and pronouncements.
*Assists in directing company implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements.
*Acts as resource to major business unit and corporate initiatives as technical accounting expert.
*Identify and initiate process improvement teams for functional productivity.
*Develops and implements accounting policies and procedures to ensure external financial statements are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and internal management reports are consistent with established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:


*Point of contact for technical accounting related issues (SEC guidance, FASB Standards, etc.)
*Coordinate the implementation efforts for new accounting standards and participate in the review of proposed standards
*Provide technical accounting guidance to businesses for complex transactions
*Provide technical accounting support for transactional due diligence and purchase accounting
*Interact with global controllership and independent public accountants on accounting policy matters

Job Qualifications:


*BS Accounting/Finance (MBA a plus)
*CPA required
*Thorough understanding of US GAAP and SEC Reporting
*Knowledge of IFRS a plus
*7+ years of experience with Big 4 or food ingredients manufacturing industry related experience in an accounting policy role
*Strong oral and written skills
*Self-directed and accountable
*Strong analytical skills
*Ability to manage multiple tasks
*Works well in teams with an ability to interact at all levels of the organization.

About Fircroft:


Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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