Principal Technical Accountant

  • location: Fayville, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $110,000 per year
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job description

Principal Technical Accountant

Randstad Professionals has partnered with a leading life science company to identify a Principal Technical Accountant who will be responsible for complex revenue recognition and lease accounting.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on specific revenue recognition and lease accounting topics/issues
  • Assist in carrying out company policies and procedures put in place as a result of the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606)
  • Assist the company in the ongoing implementation of the new leasing standard (ASC 842)
  • Research, read, and analyze the applicable accounting guidance
  • Communicate accounting conclusions to the divisions and regions
  • Educate the global business on complexities in the accounting and key impacts beyond accounting
  • Participate in ad-hoc technical accounting projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and education
  • CPA required (Master's degree a plus)
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience in public accounting (Big 4 or large regional firm)
  • Prior experience in technical accounting
  • Strong GAAP accounting knowledge, with specific focus on ASC 606 and ASC 842
  • Ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please forward a Word version of your resume to Jason.newberg@randstadusa.com

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