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Academy Sports Jobs – Technical Accounting & Manager

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Job Description:

Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth .

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor accounting literature for new reporting requirements that may potentially impact the Company and lead the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Act as a liaison with internal and external auditors on matters involving technical accounting, internal controls, financial policies and SEC reporting
  • Prepare quarterly accounting and regulatory update presentations for the Company’s Audit Committee
  • Perform technical accounting and SEC reporting research and document the Company’s conclusions in technical whitepapers
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in the development, revision and maintenance of the Company’s Financial Policies & Procedures
  • Ensure the proper application of U.S. GAAP and assisting the financial reporting team with the preparation of financial reports and disclosures
  • Participate in the financial statement close process by acting as the end reviewer of all technical accounting entries, supporting workpapers, and adhering to established reporting timelines.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in the identification of risks, design of internal controls, remediation of control deficiencies in accordance with SOX
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve and streamline internal control processes.
  • Provide transaction-oriented accounting and reporting assistance
  • Participate and/or lead various Corporate Finance & Accounting projects to improve the overall efficiency, timeliness and accuracy of financial close processes
  • Develop and disseminate technical accounting guidance and clearly and logically document the results of research and complex analyses and related conclusion

Job Requirements:

  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create thorough documentation and interface effectively with individuals at various levels
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to support multiple projects, and effectively prioritize and manage a large volume of work
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain harmonious working relationships
  • Ability to consistently apply sound judgment, and operate professionally, effectively and ethically as an individual contributor and member of a team

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Workiva experience a plus
  • Proven ability to multitask and manage to tight deadlines
  • The Manager Technical Accounting and Compliance, reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting, will conduct accounting research, draft accounting policies and memorandums, partner with other departments on complex contracts, and provide technical support to members of the Finance and Accounting management team. In
  • addition, s/he will have oversight for maintaining internal controls in accordance with US GAAP and SOX and help in the proper design of controls and remediation of deficiencies. This person will review complex transactions, research technical accounting issues and prepare technical memos. Job Description:
  • CPA license strongly preferred
  • Strong history of financial statement accounting and accounting research skills
  • 7-10+ year’s work experience with combination Big 4 / Next 4 accounting firm and industry financial reporting experience
  • Ability to interpret and apply new accounting guidance
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting required
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing data collection and analysis methods to prepare detailed financial information

Job Details:

Company: Academy Sports And Outdoors

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Finance

Job Location: Durham, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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