Advantage Solutions Senior Manager Technical Accounting in Albany, New York
We are seeking an exceptional individual to own the research, documentation, and conclusion of technical accounting matters as well as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting. Coordinate, research, prepare and conclude on new disclosures, technical accounting memos, footnotes, and other updates to SEC filings based on new transactions and other management driven changes.
The ideal candidate should have 5+ years’ experience working for/with SEC registrant companies in a financial reporting or external audit capacity (Big 4 Preferred). • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is required
Position Summary: Fully remote work opportunity with a leading provider of outsourced solutions to consumer goods companies and retailers. The position requires a highly motivated individual with a proven background in the consolidation and reporting of a publicly listed company (NASDAQ: ADV). This individual must possess a comprehensive knowledge and experience technical accounting matters and experience in performing technical accounting research and presenting findings to senior management and working with public accounting firms to resolve technical accounting issues. This position reports to the Senior Director of Financial Reporting. This person will be expected to drive change and deliver process efficiency in a fast-paced business environment.
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead efforts using strong SEC and U.S. GAAP technical background to interpret complex accounting and disclosure requirements. Includes solving, documenting, and appropriately communicating complex technical accounting issues
• Lead coordination of third-party valuations associated with business combinations and acts as a liaison between external valuation experts and the external audit team
• Analyze financial results and ensure compliance with consolidations requirements
• Support ongoing system improvements
• Preparation of Disclosure Committee and Audit Committee materials and monitor progress against reporting cycle deadlines
• Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and develop/refine GL accounting processes and procedures with a focus on continuous improvements. Document and assist in the annual review of company accounting policies, including development and documentation of updates and new accounting policies as required
• Participate in other accounting and finance special projects, as needed
• Work directly with external auditors and take responsibility for relevant audit requests
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements Position is currently remote, may need to work onsite when circumstances permit
Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Accounting or Finance
5+ Years of experience in reporting and data analysis
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Excellent Written & Verbal Communication Skills
Research & Analysing Skills
Knowledge of generally accepted practices, procedures, & standard policy & procedure development techniques
Ability to Exercise Sound Judgement
Ability to Work Independently & Prioritize with minimal supervision, in order to Meet Deadlines
Ability to Work Effectively with Management
Flexible & Adaptable, able to change & Alter According to changes in Projects or Business Environment
Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Job Locations US | US-CA-Irvine | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-NY-Albany | US-OR-Portland | US-TX-Dallas
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2022-424448
Position Type Full Time
Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)