Tech Data - Americas

  • Sr. Manager, SEC Reporting & Technical Research

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-21828
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8am-5pm
    Travel Required
    10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    The Sr. Manager, SEC & Technical Research provides global oversight of technical U.S. GAAP accounting matters.  Responsibilities include; Reviewing complex routine and non-routine transactions, including contracts, to identify potential U.S. GAAP issues and to determine the appropriate accounting for the identified issues.  Involvement with accounting areas including, but not limited to, revenue recognition, purchase accounting, transfers of financial assets, accounting for consideration received from vendors, and the adoption of new accounting pronouncements.  Developing training programs on various U.S. GAAP matters and delivering training to worldwide finance personnel. 

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Review new contracts for proper revenue recognition and identification of potential accounting issues, including presentation of revenues on a gross or net basis 
    • Identify and resolve the Company’s technical accounting issues in relation to various transactions, including, but not limited to, acquisitions and transfers of financial assets, by researching, evaluating and preparing well-documented position papers.  Additionally, interact with external auditors on technical accounting issues and support quarterly and annual reviews by external auditors.
    • Monitor the activities of accounting standard setting bodies (SEC, FASB, AICPA, etc.) and prepare operational/financial impact assessments of proposed and adopted accounting standards
    • Presents conclusions on proper accounting treatment to internal senior management, including the SVP, Corporate Controller, as well as external auditors
    • Update/implement accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in the Company’s business, SEC/GAAP regulations and SOX 404 requirements
    • Prepare and present training and other presentations on a variety of accounting topics to worldwide finance personnel
    • Lead a team of 2-4 individuals
    • Participate on ad-hoc projects
    • Additional duties as assigned
    • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

     

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Previous Work Experience:

    • 7-10 years of increasingly responsible accounting and reporting experience
    • Big 4 certified public accounting firm and/or large SEC registrant experience strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated clear proficiency in technical accounting research

    Education/Certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    • MBA a plus
    • CPA Required

    Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

    • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
    • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Able to create and conduct formal presentations.
    • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

    Working Conditions:

    • Professional, office environment.
    • Some travel required

     

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