Robert Half Finance & Accounting Manager of Technical Accounting in Oakland County, Michigan

My client in Farmington Hills is a Tier 1 automotive supplier searching for a Manager of Technical Accounting. The Manager of Technical Accounting will provide technical accounting consultation and support to internal constituents regarding US GAAP and practical implementation thereof, including, but not limited to, special projects related to purchase accounting, leasing, tooling and other technical areas. The Manager of Technical Accounting will assess the status of the Company's existing accounting policies, procedures and internal/disclosure controls to identify deficiencies and areas for improvement. Maintain a high level of technical proficiency in US GAAP, SEC Regulations, as well as relevant International Financial Reporting Standards. Develop and deliver US GAAP and Company-specific training programs and materials. Assist in monitoring control environment in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and Operational Risk Management requirements. Maintain relationships with key external parties on behalf of Cooper Standard, including the external auditors, internal auditors, advisors and consultants. If interested, please email me your resume directly to

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Req ID: 02210-128775

Functional Role: Accounting Supervisor/Mgr/Dir

Country: USA

State: MI

City: Oakland County

Postal Code: 48375-5329

Compensation: $90,000.99 to $110,000.00 per year

Requirements: The successful candidate in this role will have 6 or more years of progressively more responsible accounting and financial experience in a company known for developing outstanding financial talent; Exposure in a high-growth, multi-billion dollar manufacturing organization is a plus; A CPA designation is required, and education credentials include an undergraduate degree, with an MBA or Master of Accounting being particularly attractive; Excellent audit and financial accounting experience, including prior responsibility for leading financial audits, preferably in Big 4 accounting firm; Global experience and a multi-cultural mindset are advantageous, with time spent working in international markets being particularly valuable; Strong interpersonal skills essential, with the demonstrated ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with colleagues in global locations; Personal/professional skills and stature to quickly gain respect and build strong working relationships, not only at the senior levels of Cooper Standard, but throughout the organization; Comfort working in a hands-on, highly engaged environment and willingness to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility along with a strong work ethic and bias for action; High degree of enthusiasm, commitment, leadership skills and a willingness to challenge the status quo.