Manager, Policy and Research

Bloomin' Brands - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)3.3


Job Details
Description
  • Provide technical expertise in multiple areas of accounting, including independent research and memo completion on complex technical accounting matters to support key accounting decisions
  • Perform technical accounting reviews of new and/or significant and unusual transactions and inform management of identified impacts in a timely manner.
  • Monitor standard setting bodies (SEC, FASB, etc.) for proposed accounting standards that may impact Bloomin’ Brands and interpret the effects on the organization
  • Lead the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements
  • Serve as the primary consultative resource on technical accounting matters
  • Assist with the review of SEC Filings (10K, 10Q)
  • Assist the Controller’s team with identifying and implementing controls over newly adopted accounting standards and work with internal audit on such matters
  • Lead or partner with senior finance and business leaders to identify and evaluate the accounting impacts of proposed transactions
  • Benchmark peer companies on accounting practices and to help identify best practices
  • Partner with the Controllership function in the ownership and documentation of company accounting policies
  • Spearhead or assist with ad-hoc projects

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA
Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting experience, including at least 3 years of experience in public accounting;
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP;
  • Strong technical accounting research skills and technical writing abilities;
  • Understanding of internal control policies and procedures
Skills:
  • High-level analytical skills with exceptional follow-up and sense of urgency
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Personal commitment to integrity, achievement of departmental and business results and outstanding customer service, both internal and external
  • Positive attitude and Professional demeanor;
  • Ability to partner effectively across functions and levels