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Manager, Technical Accounting and SEC

Company: GCP Applied Technologies
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

GCP Applied Technologies, a rapidly growing global technology company, is looking for a Manager of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting to join its dynamic Finance Team. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team for candidates who are looking to enhance their technical accounting skills and transition out of public accounting into a publicly traded company. The Manager of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting is a vital and highly visible role within GCP's corporate finance team. This individual will take on interesting and challenging responsibilities which include managing all aspects of 10-Q and 10-K financial reporting in compliance with GAAP and SEC reporting standards, providing analysis and information for effective management reporting, providing guidance on technical accounting matters, as well as supporting implementation of new accounting standards and other areas of technical accounting. This role will be a key member of the Finance team and collaborate with corporate and international accounting, consolidation, tax, treasury and investor relations. In addition, this position will have frequent exposure to senior management and other organizational teams, including commercial finance, legal and internal audit. A successful candidate will possess a strong set of research, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills; have the ability to coordinate /effectively manage projects to deliver strong results, thrive in an environment of rapid change; be proactive and deadline-focused; work effectively within cross-functional teams; and have a passion for operational excellence.Key Responsibilities:SEC Reporting & Technical Leadership

  • Work directly with the Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting on managing and coordinating all aspects of preparation of the Company's Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, earnings releases and other SEC filings, including financial statements, footnotes, MD&A and other disclosures.
  • Monitor major corporate events, including significant contracts, stock-based compensation, mergers and acquisitions, debt refinancings and equity offerings to assess their accounting impact and the required SEC disclosures.
  • Partner with corporate & international accounting, executive management, treasury, FP&A and other operational teams to identify, assess, and conclude on complex accounting matters.
  • Provide guidance on as needed basis to commercial finance and corporate / international accounting teams related to new accounting standards upon their adoption.Technical Research
    • Demonstrate a solid understanding of US GAAP and SEC regulations governing financial reporting for public companies while being a part of a dynamic and collaborative team and having opportunities to enhance technical accounting skills.
    • Research various US GAAP guidance and applicable SEC regulations related to major corporate events and document in technical memoranda.
    • Support the adoption and implementation of new accounting standards, including ASC 842 (leases).
    • Proactively monitor changes to accounting environment, research and assess the impact of new accounting guidance on the Company's financial statements.Other
      • Monitor and enhance formal processes to ensure that appropriate evidential support is maintained to support all disclosures in the Company's SEC filings and documenting as appropriate.
        • Identify process improvement opportunities and collaborate with cross-functional teams on process improvement initiatives
          • Ensure compliance with and drive optimization of existing accounting policies and procedures.
            • Maintain documentation to ensure compliance with SOX.
            • Mentor and develop a Senior Accountant of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting.Job Specifications:
              • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.
              • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification required
              • 6+ years of progressive financial accounting experience in public accounting firm and/or accounting department of a publicly traded company with technical accounting research and SEC reporting responsibilities.
              • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations and ability to assess, analyze and document accounting positions
              • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP or other large ERP system desired.
              • Experience with W-Desk filings is a plus
              • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate to all levels in the organization and across functions.

Keywords: GCP Applied Technologies, Alpharetta , Manager, Technical Accounting and SEC, Executive , Alpharetta, Georgia

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