Technical Accounting Consultant

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary
    $ 75 - $ 85
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_844860_2829146
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

We’ve partnered with a Pharmaceutical company to help them find a Technical Accounting Consultant. THIS IS A REMOTE ROLE.  Client will consider anyone living within the East Coast or within EST Timezone.   In this newly created role, you will help drive the more technical aspects of the accounting process and run financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership capabilities, solid technical accounting background and a "can do" attitude to drive results.

This contractor role will assist with and support the technical accounting research and documentation for significant, unique and complex accounting matters during the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close. This includes documentation of accounting matters supporting potential asset acquisitions, business combinations, ongoing fair value assessments of the company’s investments, and other ongoing research and documentation requests.

In addition, this contractor role will assist with other close-related activities as needed, including supporting reporting requirements, financial statements and other deliverables.

Responsibilities include:

  • Technical accounting research for various complex accounting matters
  • Documentation of the company’s accounting position on key accounting matters
  • Assisting with updates and drafting of key accounting policies.
  • Supporting disclosure requirements and drafting language for year-end financial statements.
  • Supporting ad-hoc close activities as needed.
  • Requirements and preferences:

  • 10+ years accounting experience in public/private setting
  • Proficiency in IFRS accounting and reporting standards
  • Proficiency in researching and documenting positions on complex accounting matters
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA a plus


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