Accounting Senior, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting

February 4, 2019


Company

Gallagher

Industry

Insurance

Category

Finance

Location

Rolling Meadows, IL


Description

  • Research related technical accounting guidance, including FASB and SEC regulations, and effectively communicate conclusions verbally and in writing.
  • Monitor changes in accounting standards and policies and evaluate and anticipate the potential impact on the organization.
  • Assist in addressing any technical accounting issues raised by the divisional finance leaders and communicate accounting conclusions.
  • Assist in preparation of impact analysis for new and upcoming accounting standards (e.g., EITF 18-A).
  • Assist in maintaining completeness and accuracy of related internal accounting policies through our Financial Policy Manual.
  • Assist with M&A, compensation accounting and debt/equity accounting.
  • Assist in preparation of technical accounting positions. Accounting areas include: 
    • EPS Calculation
    • Stock Compensation Accounting
    • General Equity accounting
    • General Compensation Accounting
    •  Debt accounting, including embedded derivatives
    •  Pension Accounting
    • Mergers & Acquisition Accounting

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Public accounting experience
  •  CPA required
  •  Two years of accounting experience (preferably some in public accounting)
  •  Sarbanes-Oxley experience
  • Intermediate skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in JD Edwards and various other financial application systems.

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Contact Name

John Los

Contact Phone

630-917-1450