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Technical Accountant

Reading, Pennsylvania
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
One of our clients is seeking an ambitious and inquisitive Technical Accountant to join their Accounting team. The Technical Accounting team is looking for an individual to provide best in class support to the Accounting Services and Controllership group by planning and overseeing special projects and assignments related to technical accounting, financial reporting, and internal controls. This position will report directly to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting and will work closely with senior management and other stakeholders throughout Finance.

Major Responsibilities:

Lead and manage the full life cycle of technical accounting projects, such as the adoption of new accounting standards and the development of accounting for new business endeavors, through initiation, planning, execution, performance/monitoring, and closure

Collaborate with process owners and other stakeholders throughout Finance to evaluate business requirements, analyze transactions, and propose solutions

Research, analyze, apply, and communicate accounting guidance

Present final recommendations and project outcomes to senior management and key stakeholders

Analyze processes to identify key risks and assess the adequacy of the control environment

Indirectly lead others through various projects and provide feedback on performance

Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors or masters degree in accounting required

5-10 years of relevant experience required

Strong understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles required

Self-driven individual that is team-oriented

Strong verbal and written presentation and communication skills

Strong organizational and time management skills for a fast-paced environment

Strong analytical skills and careful attention to detail

Regular, predictable, and full attendance is an essential function of the job, including three days a week in the corporate office.

Desired Skills

Project management and technical accounting research experience strongly preferred

CPA strongly preferred, other credentials a plus

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel required

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint required

Microsoft Access skills a plus

Six Sigma skills and certification (green belt/black belt) a plus
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  • Job Reference: 706076939-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Insight Global
  • Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent