• Location: Fort Mill, South Carolina
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #9304
  • Salary: $102,200 - $153,000 Per Year

AVP Accounting Policy

Job Overview
The Assistant Vice President of Accounting Policy will work with the Vice President of Accounting Policy, business partners in finance, accounting and external reporting, and stakeholders across the company to support the accounting for complex and non-routine transactions, enhance and maintain the Company’s significant accounting policies, and create technical capacity in support of high-quality external disclosures as the Company’s size, scope, and complexity increases.

  • Perform and/or provide assistance in the research and preparation of technical accounting memos for non-routine and complex transactions, including business combinations and asset acquisitions, and routine assessments including impairment analysis.
  • Enhance and maintain the Company’s significant accounting policies to reflect changes due to new transactions, changes in the business, or standards issued from the FASB
  • Monitor the activities of all accounting standard setting bodies (i.e., SEC, FASB), and work closely with members of Finance to assess the impact to the Company, ensure awareness of transactions and accounting impacts.
  • Develop accounting guidance and documentation for new business strategies and transactions.
  • Coordinate ASC 805 valuation work pre and post close date, including engagement with external audit firm.
  • Work closely with Investor Relations, Financial Reporting and FP&A in the preparation, review and validation of earnings releases, investor presentations, SEC filings, monthly and quarterly key metric disclosures, and other externally reported presentations with a view on compliance with Company policy and GAAP.
  • Participate in the successful execution of SOX and regulatory controls.
  • Develop documentation and provide guidance to various groups, primarily within Finance, on the proper accounting for new business strategies and transactions, and partner with groups to develop policy on new or modified process.
  • Serve as subject matter expert and communicate complex results in a clear and concise manner.

What does success look like in the first 90 days?
A successful individual will be able to make an immediate impact on the team by applying previous experience in technical and M&A accounting to ensure the external Company communications are appropriately supported with clear accounting policy. Individual will also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills when presenting the accounting impacts of transactions to our business partners and in the continual enhancement and development of the Company’s significant accounting policies and supporting non-routine and complex transactions. 

What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client focused, team oriented and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.

We want someone with a strong accounting and reporting background who will thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with multiple concurrent projects. This person should have excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience in Accounting Policy, Financial/SEC Reporting or public accounting with an understanding of internal controls and proper supporting documentation
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to document complex accounting conclusions and communicate to impacted stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to employ outside in thinking by leveraging best practices into new environments
  • CPA license required
  • Financial Services experience preferred
  • Public Accounting experience preferred

The Company:
A prominent fortune 500 financial services firm with a nationwide network of independent financial advisors. This company offers an extensive selection of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and institutions, with a strong emphasis on utilizing innovation and technology to cultivate client relationships.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Associate Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply for open positions with our company.

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