Manager, Technical Accounting

February 4, 2019








Rolling Meadows


  • Research 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 preparing comment letters and/or responses to FASB exposure drafts and Invitations to Comment, as pertinent to the organization.
  • Assist in preparing responses to SEC comment letter and other technical correspondence.
  • Remain knowledgeable and up-to-date about all external audit requirements, such as PCAOB, international control documentation, etc.
  • Assist in preparation of impact analysis for new accounting standards (e.g., CECL).
  • Assist in maintaining completeness and accuracy of internal accounting policies through our Financial Policy Manual.
  • Assist in evaluations of passed audit differences, materiality and going concern.
  • Evaluate stock compensation valuation inputs and review EPS, including impact of equity contingents, performance measures and dilution calculations.
  • Assist in preparation of technical accounting white papers. Accounting areas include: 
    • Revenue Recognition
    • Leases
    • EPS Calculation
    • Stock Compensation Accounting
    • General Compensation Accounting
    • Debt accounting, including embedded derivatives
    • Hedge Accounting
    •  Pension Accounting
    •  Mergers & Acquisition Accounting
    • Goodwill and Other Impairment o Income tax accounting (basic)


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Public accounting experience
  •  CPA required
  • Six or more years of accounting experience in public accounting and, preferably, also in a public company environment
  •  Project management experience
  •  Sarbanes-Oxley experience
  •  Experience navigating Edgar and/or Intelligize, SEC comment letter search, FASB archives and minutes
  • Intermediate skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  •  Ability to learn and become proficient in JD Edwards and various other financial application systems.

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Full Time

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John Los

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