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Senior Accountant - Technical Accounting & Research in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 2/1/2020

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Position overview:

Responsible for the research and accounting of complex accounting transactions and the annual and quarterly reporting of the Company’s consolidated financials to the SEC.


  • Assist with SEC reporting, including involvement in the preparation of earnings call materials, all requiring detailed coordination with leadership and staff across functional units.
  • Assist with technical accounting research relating to complex transactions, including business acquisitions and dispositions, debt refinancing and stock compensation.
  • Assist with accounting for interest rate swaps, fuel hedges, stock compensation and self-insurance reserves.
  • Responsible for implementation of new ASUs, including ASC 842, Leases.
  • Manage annual impairment analysis and 401(k) audit.
  • Assist with and manage various internal reporting tasks.

Education and experience requirements:

  • CPA required.
  • 3-4+ years of experience required in public accounting and/or technical accounting responsibilities for a corporate accounting department.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Math, analytical and budgeting skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of income statement and balance sheet analysis.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present to senior management.
  • Organizational and planning skills to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Consulting and collaboration skills.
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).


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