Crawford & Co.

  • Technical Accounting Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/10/2018 2:49 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    US-GA-Peachtree Corners
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Finance & Accounting
    Business Unit
    Shared Services
  • Excellence In Everything We Touch

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    Position Summary



    The Technical Accounting Manager will help to ensure the Company's books and records are in compliance with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. GAAP reporting requirements. Provides technical accounting guidance to the Company's senior financial management and business operations on complex business transactions.





    • Assist Business Operations and Corporate Financial Reporting in addressing complex technical accounting issues.  Prepares written communication of the Company's position on certain complex accounting issues for the Company's files and the internal and external auditors.
    • Implement new accounting standards and participate in the establishment and documentation of internal accounting policies and procedures including:
      • Review of contracts for revenue recognition under ASC 606.
      • Review of leases and assist with the implementation of ASC 842
    • Act as liaison to other finance groups on accounting matters.
      • Corporate Global Strategy and Development regarding acquisitions/divestitures.
      • Corporate Internal and External Audit regarding audit findings.
      • Corporate Tax on accounting for income taxes.
    • Assist Corporate Financial Reporting with monthly/quarterly/annual internal and external financial reporting requirements (including the accounting treatment for unusual transactions, selected footnote data, etc.).  Prepares various supporting schedules for 10-Q and 10-K disclosures.
    • Informs management about the activities of accounting's rulemaking bodies including the FASB and SEC.
    • Address other ad hoc requests and participate in special projects, as necessary.
    • Recruit, screen, interview, hire, train and mentor staff. Determine staffing needs for unit/department.
    • Upholds the Crawford Code of Conduct




    • 4+ years of Big 4 public accounting experience or a combination of public accounting and relative private corporate accounting experience.
    • Experience in researching technical US GAAP guidance and documenting and communicating conclusions with senior management and/or auditors.
    • Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Accounting
    • CPA a plus.  Experience with People Soft a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, and prioritization skills; attention to details.
    • Proficiency in Excel,
    • Good written and verbal communication skills, and
    • Must have the ability to meet multiple deadlines and balance multiple projects.


    About Us


    People taking care of people. It’s that simple. At Crawford & Company, we treat our clients’ policyholders like our own, helping to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities at all points of the claims management process. Combining a legacy of nearly 80 years of unmatched experience with global capabilities and industry-leading technology, Crawford is at the forefront of change, while also staying firmly rooted to our commitment to putting people first.

    We are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.

    At Crawford, we:

    • Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.
    • Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.
    • Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.
    • Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.
    • Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that’s inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.
    • Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.
    • Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.

    We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at

    In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

    • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries
    • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
    • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

    Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.



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