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Technical Accounting Manager

Asset Management, Full-Time

New York, NY

$115,000 - $125,000 Plus Bonus

The Role:

A global Asset Management firm is looking to hire a technical accountant to support it’s Finance team for North America, Asia and Australia. The position will provide real time support and solutions for technical and transactional accounting questions.

Job  Description:

  • Determine accounting treatment for acquisitions, dispositions, restructuring and financing activities under IFRS by reviewing legal agreement and investment memos, researching accounting guidance, and collaborating with various internal or external groups (tax, legal, investment, etc.)
  • Perform analysis and draft accounting memos in sufficient detail to meet internal documentation requirements
  • Research accounting literature, local GAAP or IFRS, and firmwide policies and procedures to perform accounting analysis, or answer accounting questions
  • Review legal, tax and investment documents for accounting analysis
  • Support internal teams in drafting and/or reviewing consolidation journal entries, as related to transactional or restructuring activities
  • Understand and take ownership of all the aspects and nuances of IFRS policies and procedures

Required Skills:

  •  4-7 years of work experience required, with the following relevant experiences in a technical or transaction accounting role, or demonstrating strong potential in the following areas
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Experience in writing accounting memos, policy papers and/or financial reports
  • Experience in presenting complex transaction and accounting treatment
  • Experience in reviewing legal, tax and investment documents or other transaction documents

Desired Skills:

  • Enjoy problem-solving through collaboration and teamwork with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bring a positive, approachable and “can-do” attitude to workplace
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills





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