Technical Accounting Manager
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Corporate Accounting group. We are looking for a Technical Accounting Manager to join our Corporate Accounting team. This position is highly visible throughout the organization and will deal with a broad range of technical accounting topics.
As a valuable resource to the organization, you must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong analytical, problem-solving, and research skills. You must also have the ability to coordinate and manage projects, be proactive and deadline-focused, as well as highly organized. You will:Research US GAAP and applicable SEC rules and regulations, including: derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, treasury activity and hedging, investments, revenue recognition, foreign currency matters, and others as they arise. Document accounting conclusions in formal memos and work with external auditors to support accounting positions.Support the adoption of new accounting standards. Partner with divisional accounting and finance personnel, as well as external auditors, to identify, assess, and conclude on complex accounting matters.Assist with managing the CHS Enterprise Accounting Policy Manual.Provide training and guidance to divisional finance and accounting personnel, including training related to new policies as they are adopted.Assist with the annual goodwill impairment testing for the Company?s reporting units.Assist with and provide support for SEC reporting process, including 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K filings ? contribute to preparation and review of financial statements, footnotes, and management discussion and analysis.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications: (required)Bachelor?s degree in Accounting requiredCertified Public Accountant (CPA) certification required?6+ years of progressive accounting or finance experience, including public accounting experience with technical accounting research responsibilitiesExperience with US GAAP accounting standards, including the ability to assess, analyze and thoroughly document accounting positionsAdvanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, including the ability to manipulate spreadsheets, create pivot tables and summarize data from multiple sourcesPreferred Qualifications: (desired)Master?s degree in Business or AccountingExperience with SAP or comparable ERP systemsExperience with valuation or financial modellingKnowledge of International Accounting Standards (IFRS)Public accounting experience with one of the Big Four accounting firmsIndustry experience following public accountingSEC reporting experience