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POSITION: Senior Manager - Accounting Research, Policy & Financial Reporting
LOCATION: Morristown, NJ (currently work from home, move towards hybrid work environment)
REPORTS TO: Global Controller
We are looking for an accounting professional capable of managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, rapidly growing and fluid organization. The successful candidate is expected to be highly organized, skilled at communicating to all levels of the organization, working cross functionally and adept at writing technical accounting memos and presenting information in a logical, strategic way to the Finance Leadership Team.
Additionally, the candidate must have experience and expertise in general accounting, technical accounting, accounting policy, SEC reporting and internal controls gained in a combination of public accounting and public company environments. We value committed, detail-oriented and thoughtful individuals who bring operational excellence as well as a creative and mindful approach to their work.
You will serve as the lead resource for researching and documenting technical accounting topics, developing accounting policies, and financial reporting. You'll work closely with teams both in and outside of the Accounting organization, including Finance, Client Service Valuation Group, Business Development, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, and Legal as well as our external auditors.
Ensure thoughtful, timely and accurate technical accounting research and documentation for a variety of complex transactions including business combinations, goodwill & intangibles impairment, hedging, debt refinancing, and operating segments as well as reporting units.
Stay informed and lead the interpretation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure proper/timely implementation.
Partner with internal constituencies in the review of client engagements to provide guidance on revenue recognition and drive proper accounting conclusions.
Work collaboratively with the Human Capital department to track equity awards and maintain the company's stock ledger for recording journal entries and reporting on equity-based compensation expense.
Prepare and timely file all financial reporting documents including drafting footnote disclosures for quarterly and annual reporting obligations consistent with SEC and bank compliance reporting requirements.
Coordinate the preparation and review of consolidated financial statements including P&L, Balance Sheet, Stockholders Equity and Cash Flows.
Create new accounting policies as well as evaluate general corporate accounting matters to serve as guidance for uniform application across the global Finance organization.
Assist in developing and maintaining a strong financial internal controls environment to support corporate governance and external audit requirements.
Work closely with the external and internal audit teams to provide supporting documents related to technical accounting areas.
Present materially impacting accounting matters to the Global Controller, Managing Director - Finance and CFO.
BS Degree in Accounting (MBA in Accounting or Finance a plus).
Total experience of 10 years, with a minimum of three years in a global SEC-compliant organization or as an auditor for a global SEC filer at a Big 4 or mid-tier regional accounting firm. Professional services industry experience preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting compliance.
Experience implementing new accounting pronouncements, including research on application, communication to impacted teams, and updates to required disclosures.
Ability to prioritize and work independently, productively collaborating with relevant teams as necessary to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
Capacity to work with cross-functional peers and other members of management.
A positive outlook, a natural intellectual curiosity and a drive for continuous improvement.
Ability to be a creative business partner in supporting rapid growth.
Excellent organizational, prioritization, and workpapers documentation skills.
Strong written, verbal communication, listening and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in PC based software/windows applications such as Microsoft Office products - Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
Ability to think critically and recognize discrepancies and anomalies through analysis.
To be considered for a position at Kroll, you must formally apply via Kroll.com at Careers.
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