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CW APG (Accounting Policy Group) Manager (547330)
Ref No.: 17-14802
Location: Plano, Texas
TITLE: APG (Accounting Policy Group) Manager
Location: Plano, TX
Duration: 6+ Months

Position Summary:

Reason for contingent headcount?
Backfill APG manager on maternity leave
What are the key objectives for this resource (project summary)?
· Working on implementation and adoption of new revenue recognition guidance (ASC 606) going live on 4/1/18, and assisting with other APG projects as necessary (e.g., implementation of leases and recognition and measurement guidance)
· Working closely with audit team to get their concurrence, as well as with other stakeholders within accounting that will be impacted by implementation
· Have to understand external reporting impact
· Have to understand how the business works, and then a lot of back and forth between this team and auditors to resolve any technical issues
· Working with SEC reporting team
· 5 or so technical position papers that need to be drafted/written, and need to be substantiated (begin on new ones and finish the ones Erin already started on)
· Vetting disclosures made in publicly filed documents
What specific CLIENT departments will they interact with?
Accounting and tax departments, PwC

Requirements:
Must Haves:
· Technical accounting background including drafting of technical memos / accounting position papers (MS Word).
· Project management.
· Experience working with external auditors.
· Ability to drive tasks to completion.
· Strong organizational skills.
· Strong communication skills.
· Min of 5 years in accounting / auditing.
· CPA

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
· Big 4 accounting background.
· Exposure to new revenue recognition guidance.