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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Northbrook, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

Send resumes to Melina Jenkins; melina.jenkins@roberthalf.com 847-480-1556 The Sr. External Reporting is a key position within the organization and will be responsible for: Support and lead the SEC / US GAAP external reporting (For 10K, 10Q, etc.) Oversee timely completion and compliance of international statutory reporting and audit requirements. Collaborate with the international accounting teams and/or joint venture teams, as applicable to ensure compliance with reporting deadlines, support with identification of US GAAP differences, and matters that will impact disclosures. Leading on specific specialty accounting areas such as legal and environmental contingencies, stock-based compensation/awards, and various long-lived asset valuation and related impairment considerations, among other complex US GAAP accounting areas. Work on special projects identified by senior management to find strategic solutions to issues facing a growing international company. This includes participation in transaction-related work steps such as acquisitions, valuations, due diligence, divestitures and necessary public filings due to transactions. The External Reporting Sr will work directly with executive leadership and senior management in support of driving the integrity, accuracy and transparency of our external reporting commitments. Technical Accounting, Advisory and Policy Conduct research and prepare documentation of accounting treatment for various contracts, transactions and accounting issues under US GAAP and other regulatory accounting guidance and coordinate the communication of findings with the internal business partners (Corporate Controller, CFO, other finance and accounting organization, all level of business management, etc.), external auditors, and external advisor as appropriate Lead and coordinate accounting for areas such as legal and environmental contingencies, stock-based compensation/awards, and various long-lived asset valuation and related impairment considerations, among other complex US GAAP accounting areas. international legal entity financial management, external service provider & other internal departments (accounting treasury, legal, etc.). In collaboration and support of Corporate tax, review global income tax filings, including book to tax reconciliation and full-time and temporary tax adjustments. Includes responsibility for signing off as corporate approver on all local income tax returns in OneSource compliance tracking platform. Centrally track and manage global local income tax compliance status to ensure timely filing. Centrally manage global direct income tax compliance engagement with single global service provider, including negotiating global RFP on a periodic basis by level-setting global scope and comparing to historical scope/fees. Senior External Reporting Position Requirements: Education and Experience required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position): Bachelors degree in accounting Certified Public Accountant designation (preferable) 5+ years of hands-on experience in accounting and finance roles of increasing responsibility Experience in a more than $0.5 billion, global company Strong background in accounting and project management Public accounting; public company experience (preferable) Must possess knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance Experience in effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills capable of interacting with staff, peers, and senior leadership competently and effectively

Requirements

External Affairs, External Communication, External Financial Reports, Statutory Filings, US GAAP, Technical Accounting


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