Accounting Research Manager

Employer
Airlines Reporting Corporation
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
May 19, 2019
Closes
May 24, 2019
Ref
102281446
Hours
Full Time
Location: US-VA-ArlingtonJob ID: 2019-1849# of Openings: 1Category: Finance & AccountingPosition SumaryARC is searching for an Accounting Research Manager to join our Corporate Finance and Accounting team. As an Accounting Research Manager, you will be responsible for the research and application of accounting and reporting guidance for a variety of emerging and complex accounting issues. In this role, you will need to interpret and apply technical guidance, and draft technical accounting memos substantiating the company's position on a variety of topics. You will partner closely with members of the finance, operations, and legal teams, along with independent auditors to ensure accurate reporting and full compliance with all external standards. You will also have the opportunity to assist in special projects and process improvements.You will be based at our metro-accessible headquarters in Arlington, VA.If you are looking to showcase your accounting knowledge and consultative approach in a high-tech environment where you can grow and thrive, then we want to hear from you!What You'll Get to Do:Monitor, research, and analyze technical accounting issues to ensure compliance with US GAAP requirements. Keep up to date on latest accounting guidance, including recent FASB Exposure drafts on various topics that impact the Company's financial reporting efforts.Serve as an internal expert, consultant and resource regarding complex accounting topics for unique, new or non-standard transactionsDocument accounting conclusions in formal memos and work with external auditors to support accounting positions. Communicate accounting conclusions to leadership including discussion on the complexities and key impacts beyond accountingReview contracts and be able to identify and resolve accounting issues related to revenue recognition, leases, unique business arrangements and other areas as needed.Review and maintain current accounting policies/procedures and make recommendations for improvements and efficienciesSupport tax compliance efforts (eg federal, state and sales and use tax)You'll Bring These Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field6+ years of experience with business and accounting/financial reporting processes, systems and controls resulting in in-depth knowledge of accounting policies, internal controls and processes. Experience researching, analyzing and interpreting accounting literature to support technical accounting conclusionsProven experience writing technical accounting memosWhat We Can Offer You:Our employees value the flexibility at ARC that allows them to truly balance their professional lives and personal lives.We offer a highly competitive, progressive benefits package and hands-on learning and development opportunities.Our team is motivated, creative, collaborative and solutions-oriented. We think big, we embrace challenges, and we explore new ideas to lead the way for the travel industry.For more than half a century, ARC has been a trusted provider of settlement services, settling more than $86 billion in transactions between airlines and travel agencies each year. EOE M/F/D/V Females and Minorities Encouraged to Apply

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