Stericycle Technical Accounting Manager in IL, United States

Technical Accounting Manager

Job ID #: 23926


US-IL-Lake Forest

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Functional Area:


Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

Relocation Provided:

Experience Required:

5 - 7 Years

Position Description

This new position reports directly to the Director of Internal Controls and Technical Accounting. The Technical Accounting Manager will play an important role in helping Stericycle to comply with US GAAP and SEC regulations, while maintaining a compliant control environment. The key aspects of this role will entail performing technical research, drafting white papers, preparing financial models, and interacting with the Company's external auditors. This role will assist with maintaining Company accounting policies and with implementing new accounting standards. Key Job Activities: Perform technical research related to complex accounting matters and document the Company's positions in white papers Review contracts to evaluate the appropriate accounting treatment, including but not limited to revenue recognition Assist with testing goodwill and long-lived assets for impairment, including compiling and analyzing information to be incorporated in valuation models Assist with the implementation of new accounting standards, including the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards Provide maintenance of accounting policies and procedures to ensure external financial statements are in accordance with GAAP and internal management reports are consistent with established policies and procedures Assist with the preparation and review of the Company's SEC filings, as needed. Interact with external auditors to help support Stericycle’s accounting positions and provide for an efficient audit process Perform other related duties as required or requested.

Position Requirements

Education & Experience Requirements: Education equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. CPA certification required. A minimum of six years of relevant accounting experience, preferably Big 4 •Extensive knowledge of US GAAP standards. •Working knowledge of Internal Controls and Sarbanes Oxley. •Problem solver, methodical, detail-oriented, and highly analytical •Highly motivated and dedicated individual •Willingness to travel as acquisitions require •Excellent written and communication skills

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