Senior Manager, Technical Accounting

CoStar Group, Inc.
Washington, DC
Sep 27, 2021
Sep 29, 2021
Full Time
The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting will be responsible for the preparation of technical accounting memos on issues relevant to CoStar using various tools to research authoritative accounting guidance in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The position will also be responsible for assisting in the implementation of new accounting standards. The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting will be responsible for working with the external auditors and assisting them with test of controls, interim procedures, quarterly reviews and year-end audits. This position will help to ensure support schedules are accurate and provided to the auditors timely. This position will also serve as a point of contact for external auditor questions and may assist the internal audit department with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as needed. RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting with due diligence and purchase accounting analysis & technical memos for business combinations, Coordinating with third party valuation experts on valuations including goodwill, business combinations and others. Research, evaluate and manage the implementation of new accounting standards as required Lead research and documentation of key technical matters and issues to support quarterly and annual filings Involved in the preparation of financial statements and related footnotes. Preparation of other filings, such as international statutory financial statements as needed Serve as a key liaison with external and internal auditors, including reviewing technical matters, policies and other critical accounting issues Assist and the internal audit function with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as needed. Assist the integration efforts of newly acquired businesses in identifying accounting process flows, relevant internal controls and accounting policies Prepare and provide training sessions to stakeholders on a variety of accounting topics including SOX related topics as needed Ensure accurate presentation of financial statements and disclosures in accordance with US GAAP and SEC rules, as well as presentation with other public releases of financial data BASIC QUALIFICATIONS CPA license Bachelors Degree & 6+ years of accounting experience In-depth knowledge of GAAP guidelines, SEC reporting requirements and auditor methodologies Experience with researching, assessing the impact and document technical accounting issues Experience with effectively delegating and managing multiple projects amidst competing priorities Experience working for a Big 4 certified public accounting firm and/or large SEC registrant experience COSTAR OVERVIEW Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the US and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide. WHATS IN IT FOR YOU Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program. Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to): Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug Life, legal, and supplementary insurance Commuter and parking benefits 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions Employee stock purchase plan Paid time off On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position. CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing Posted 2 Days Ago Full time R24755 About Us Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate - delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen. We help our clients make smart investments and decisions. Eighty-three percent of the nation's commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions. We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces. In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet,, BizBuySell, and Lands of America - collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Network is the nation's #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces. BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life. And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the US and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization. CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to .

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