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Robert Half Director of Technical Accounting in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing company. Hybrid Role - Primarily Remote!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

How you will contribute:

• Implement accounting practices and procedures globally under the guidance of the Director AER. In this role, you will also support the global management of such accounting processes as fixed assets, leases, intercompany cross charges, new accounting rules, restructuring programs, and accounting for joint ventures, among others.

• Drive a strong controls and compliance environment across your area of responsibility. You will also ensure that accounting and external reporting policies are up to date and understood by the organization and that proper controls and compliance are in place.

• Coordinate accounting services and integrate them with operating needs. You will also provide and interpret data from accounting records as required.

• Harmonize and improve ways of working on AER processes and systems such as SAP, SLAN and FIT/HFM reporting tools and build a mindset of continuous improvement in the team.

• Build a high-performing Accounting and External Reporting (AER) team and third party providers. You will also recruit and develop AER talent and drive the talent agenda globally.


What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:

• TECHNICAL EXPERTISE in accounting and external reporting (AER) including a deep understanding of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, close processes and financial reporting systems. General knowledge in complex technical accounting such as treatment of FX, derivatives, employee compensation and pension plans. Expertise in policy, controls and compliance design including SOX reporting. General knowledge of tax laws and indirect and direct tax.

• BUSINESS ACUMEN and understanding of our business and finance beyond the AER scope. Big Four accounting firm experience preferred.

• LEADERSHIP SKILLS including proven business partnering and communication skills across a large global, public company. Experience working as a global finance leader managing global, cross-functional and business partner teams to drive timely and accurate results.

• GROWTH/DIGITAL MINDSET and the ability to identify strategic opportunities and leverage technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.

• INTEGRITY and sound judgement in all decisions and interactions aligned with the company's values and policies and external regulations.

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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