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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 26-Oct-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Role / Title:

The Manager- M&A Accounting is critical to ensuring complete and accurate accounting and reporting for acquisitions- divestitures- and other complex transactions. This role will conduct technical accounting research and document conclusions on transaction accounting topics to inform management decision-making. The Manager- M&A Accounting- will also review technical memoranda- monthly journal entries- and quarterly and annual financial statement disclosures prepared by staff. In this role- you will develop and execute plans to complete purchase accounting and carve-outs- and you will assist in the execution of integration and separation plans. The ability the understand the flow of financial information through all systems and collaborate effectively with many internal cross-functional teams and external specialists will be critical to success in this role. This is a high-visibility role- operating in a fast-paced- dynamic environment requiring the ability to adapt quickly and provide timely information to management for analysis and decision-making related to M&A and other complex transactions.

This is an exciting role in an elite accounting team that will be providing unique insights to deliver on strategic vision of the organization.  The ideal candidate for this role must be team focused- highly analytical and detail oriented- as well as being proactive in dealing with multiple functions within the business. Deal or valuation experience is a bonus.  This role will provide a high degree of visibility and must be a productive business partner.

Key Components of the role:

  • Assessing proper accounting and reporting for complex transactions;
  • Reviewing related journal entries and disclosures in SEC filings;
  • Coordinating purchase accounting and carve-outs for acquisitions and divestitures;
  • Assisting on integration and separation plans for acquisitions and divestitures;
  • Collaborating across our global organization and with external consultants to execute such plans; and
  • Conducting special projects- as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred;
  • Five years of experience;
  • Three years of public accounting experience- with an emphasis in SEC engagements;
  • Strong work-ethic and drive to learn;
  • Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Proven analytical- teamwork- and leadership skills; and
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve results- while maintaining high quality.

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