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Technical & Transactional Accounting Manager in New York, NY at CBIZ

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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Job Description

CBIZ ARC Consulting, LLC ('CBIZ ARC'), a division of CBIZ, is currently hiring for a Manager level position. CBIZ ARC assists high growth companies with complex technical accounting, internal and external reporting, external audit preparation, IPO preparation, as well as systems / process and people. Our professionals assist clients with their efforts to meet financial reporting requirements, including the preparation of financial statement and regulatory filings, and the application and implementation of complex accounting standards for U.S. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Our practice combines our knowledge and experience in the areas of financial reporting, risk management, and compliance to help address our clients' most important issues. We're committed to delivering integrated services with a focus on value and quality. Our professionals have deep accounting and financial reporting knowledge and experience across multiple industries.  This specialized technical knowledge and industry experience allow us to provide a unique perspective in solving today's accounting issues.

CBIZ ARC has been honored to be the recipient of two Bay Area recognitions:

  • 2019 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work
  • 2020 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. 

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 

  • 2019 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes
  • 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® 
  • 2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

Professional and Technical Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with clients and their external audit firms on technical accounting issues, SEC reporting and other accounting related projects
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with client personnel of various levels
  • Demonstrate excellent professional oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibit a professional, business–like demeanor
  • Apply problem solving skills and deliver ARC Consulting methodology on engagements
  • Build and broaden industry knowledge to support organization and functional initiatives
  • Provide recommendations for improved and enhanced accounting and business efficiency to clients
  • Demonstrate leadership and provide guidance to other engagement team members
  • Proactively manage career – set goals and career plans with Managing Directors

Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Manage project engagements to completion including adherence to deadlines and client expectations
  • Assume primary responsibility for day-to-day components of engagements and acting as the key point of contact between ARC Consulting and the client
  • Manage and train staff during engagements and provide real-time feedback
  • Lead/contribute to engagement planning and communicate engagement status updates
  • Generate written components of various reports/deliverables related to engagements
  • Ability to efficiently research technical accounting topics as it pertains to the engagement
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through interactions with client personnel
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the client’s business and identify high-risk accounting areas
  • Deliver services that meet ARC Consulting standards of excellence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA, CFA, CIA, CISA, or CISSP certification
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Prior industry experience
  • Prior public accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional firms preferred)
  • U.S. CPA certification
  • 5+ years related experience
  • BA/BBA/BS in Accounting, Finance or business related field
  • Proficiency in MS office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP (revenue recognition, equity accounting, consolidations and financial reporting)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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