Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.
But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.
It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.
At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.
At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.
Key corporate finance contact for lease oversight for proper treatment and accounting for all lease additions, retirements, modifications, and associated financial footnote disclosure.
Key corporate finance contact for equity accounting, including in-depth understanding of company-wide equity compensation plans (i.e. stock options, restricted stock, performance share units, ESPP, etc.) and their proper accounting treatments, and the preparation of fair value pricing of instruments and the associated monthly accounting entries and required financial analysis.
Own and prepare equity-related financial disclosure, including statements of shareholders' equity, earnings per share, and related financial footnote disclosure.
Assist with information provision associated with annual proxy statement.
On an as-needed basis, assist in financial due diligence on mergers and acquisitions by performing buyer-facing financial audits and accounting policy assessments on prospective targets. Upon acquisition completion, partner with project team on the financial integration efforts of newly acquired companies.
Perform research of various technical accounting topics, interpret/assess new guidance issued by the FASB and SEC, and implement findings into the business operations.
Draft technical accounting position papers documenting accounting conclusions related to various transactions, such as unique equity transactions, non-standard lease accounting, business combinations, etc. Identify accounting issues that relate to multiple lines of business and develop and implement resolutions; and provide accounting support to the management team.
Coordinate, prepare and/or review required documentation to fulfill quarterly review and annual audit requests, working closely with internal and external auditors.
Provide accounting advisory and consulting services to finance and business unit personnel to ensure the timely resolution of corporate and transaction-specific accounting issues.
Complete all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan, special projects or other duties assigned.
BS Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university required.
2-3 years of technical accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional audit firm experience strongly preferred) with a proven record of progressive responsibility in applying U.S. GAAP to complex technical accounting topics, including leases (ASC 842), stock-based compensation (ASC 718), and business combination (ASC 805).
CPA or In-Process CPA preferred.
Very strong or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience in reading, analyzing and interpreting complex business documents and financial reports.
Experience in authoring reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal constituents, including finance management and operational leaders.
Able to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to problem solving.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and openness to new ideas and procedures. Ability to perform multiple special requests, with varying deadlines, while maintaining routine workload demands and deadlines.
This position has one direct report and reports to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting.
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