Director of Technical Accounting

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Bridgewater, NJ
$160,000 - $160,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 19, 2017
Job ID
$8B Retail Company—Bridgewater, NJ—Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Sizzle
  • Company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits program.
  • Company provides a positive work environment and health and wellness programs.
  • Company provides additional perks, including discounts on clothing brands, associate referral bonus programs, and educational assistance programs.
Note from Hiring Manager
  • Seeking Senior Manager (8+ years’) out of the advisory practice at a BIG 4 or combination of corporate experience and BIG 4 experience.
  • Prefer someone with National Office experience.
  • Strong technical accounting background.
Position Summary

Seeking Director to manage a staff of four to execute select accounting and reporting responsibilities. This position will also be involved with special projects, including accounting for complex transactions that arise.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Four-year degree in Accounting/Finance and CPA required with 8+ years’ experience in public accounting and/or corporate reporting.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, yet practical in applying accounting processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively across corporate departments.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work independently and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong decision making skills and acute attention to details.
  • Adaptability, resourcefulness, and creativity.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversee company’s global derivative financial instrument accounting, including appropriate documentation for effective hedge treatment, preparing financial reporting disclosures, and maintaining support for auditors.
  • Account for and disclose company’s debt/debt-related accounts on balance sheet and income statement.
  • Oversee company’s debt covenant reporting, including company’s compliance with key ratios.
  • Facilitate quarterly meetings with Treasury and Legal departments to review debt covenant calculations.
  • Oversee company’s incentive compensation accounting, including bonus accounting and equity compensation accounting.
  • Responsible for certain areas of 10-Q/10-K filings (e.g., liquidity, debt, stock-based compensation, earnings per share) and for reviewing the company’s annual proxy statement.
  • Oversee special projects, including accounting for complex transactions.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls for areas of responsibilities and confirm SOX narratives are kept up to date.