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Fiserv Senior Accountant, Technical Accounting in Brookfield, Wisconsin

What does a great (Senior Accountant, Technical Accounting) do?

Provides assistance with company-wide oversight and direction over internal financial policies and U.S. GAAP technical accounting and reporting matters for a $15 billion publicly traded, Fortune 500 company headquartered in Brookfield, WI. This includes standardization of policy and procedures, researching technical accounting matters and drafting related position papers, assisting with implementation of new accounting pronouncements and projects, and interface with the external auditors.

Essential Job Responsibilities :

  • Analyze the impact of emerging accounting standards on the Company and assist in implementing and educating divisions of necessary changes; ensure proper disclosure in public filings.

  • Perform analysis and technical accounting research related to acquisitions, dispositions, revenue recognition, leasing activities, debt offerings, derivatives, stock based compensation, segment reporting, cash flows and other financial accounting and reporting matters that may arise.

  • Assist with corporate accounting review of significant renewals / new customer contracts for appropriate revenue recognition considerations.

  • Assist with the continuous development, maintenance, communication and governance / adherence to accounting policies and practices for the entire organization.

  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s processes and procedures. Assist with providing and implementing recommendations for business improvements.

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing across the organization.

  • Serve as liaison with internal and external auditors.

  • Assist with special projects and perform various other tasks and ad hoc analysis as assigned.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration :

Education :

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting

Job Related Experience :

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience required in public accounting (audit background), internal audit, and/or accounting with a large public corporation

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

Certifications :

  • CPA license (preferred)

Values / Qualities:

  • Strong organizational / time-management skills with the ability to prioritize

  • Self-motivated, pro-active, anticipates future needs

  • Results focused while ensuring a high level of quality; detail oriented

  • Ability to make decisions based on precedent and solve arising issues using sound professional judgment, experience and research

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Strong interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills

Functional Area Skills / Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of current accounting and financial reporting issues and practices

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with and understanding of revenue recognition concepts

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; SAP and BPC experience is preferred

Travel required : No Percentage/frequency of travel N/A

Who We Are: Corporate Accounting Department

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

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