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Technical Accounting Manager

Company: WWE
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Stamford, CT- Headquarters2022-04-14Full timeR0005132Summary:As the Manager, Technical Accounting you will leverage your experience researching relevant accounting guidance to identify key accounting issues and recommend accounting solutions and disclosure requirements for complex and non-routine transactions. You will also ensure that our accounting policies and estimates are updated timely to reflect the relevant accounting changes.Key Responsibilities:Interpret U.S. GAAP accounting standards and SEC guidance to determine the accounting and financial reporting treatment, including internal control considerations, for new material, and/or complex, unusual transactions or agreementsResearch accounting implications from changes in the subject areas, prepare accounting memos, reach conclusions after evaluating various viewpoints/guidance and concisely communicate accounting conclusions to the teamPartner with Accounting and FP&A teams to operationalize the accounting relating to complex transactions as well as assist in designing relevant controlsDevelop and maintain strong relationships with Business Partners to understand the broader business objectives, and provide accounting guidance and best practice recommendations to enable process changesMonitor, understand and provide interpretation of new and proposed accounting pronouncements in areas of focus to assist key stakeholders in assessing financial, operational, and reporting implicationsFacilitate trainings on relevant accounting topics to WWE personnelSupport management to complete special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests and other tasksRequirements:5 - 7 years of progressive accounting experienceBachelor's degree in accounting or similar field of studyCPA and both public and corporate accounting experience preferredProficiency in US GAAP, including researching accounting topics and documenting technical memosProcess-oriented with a passion for developing best practicesCritical thinker with strong problem-solving skillsStrong excel, analytical, organization, time management, interpersonal, and communication skillsSelf-motivated and proactive; able to function in a fast paced, dynamic environment and still pay close attention to detailsExperience with Workday and/or JD Edwards a plus_WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .PI174620859SDL2017

Keywords: WWE, Stamford , Technical Accounting Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Stamford, Connecticut

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