• Senior Manager - Auditing / Assurance

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/13/2018 2:13 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Job Description Summary

    This individual would be responsible for technical accounting and financial reporting responsibilities including ad hoc technical issues, annual technical analysis, quarterly filings and annual filings.

    Job Description

    We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join and help grow our top notch accounting team. The ideal candidate should be a proactive self-starter with a proven ability to work independently and efficiently, and must be able to balance delivering exceptional performance in a fun, energetic and entrepreneurial environment. 

    The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting will report to the Senior Director, External Reporting and be primarily responsible for performing technical accounting research, reviewing the Company’s contracts and transactions, writing accounting position memoranda, creating accounting models and interacting with external auditors, while ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations. 


    • Primarily responsible for performing all technical accounting research related to complex accounting matters and documenting the Company’s positions and comprehensive accounting treatment in memoranda.
    • Review new contracts to determine appropriate accounting treatment.
    • Monitor new FASB pronouncements and SEC developments for applicability.
    • Take a leading role in the implementation of major new accounting standards such as ASC 606 (revenue recognition) and ASC 842 (leases).
    • Interact with external auditors to support the Company’s accounting positions and facilitate an efficient audit and review process.
    • Support SEC reporting efforts by ensuring adequacy of Form 10-K, 10-Q and other SEC filing disclosures.
    • Clearly articulate and educate team members in finance and other departments with respect to the impact of adopted accounting policies, new standards and other technical matters.
    • Assist and contribute to the development of existing accounting policies, procedures and methodologies, with a focus on process improvement.
    • Concisely and thoroughly summarize and present accounting conclusions to the accounting group and senior management.
    • Be responsible for special projects and other departmental duties as necessary.


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
    • Active CPA license required.
    • Experience performing technical accounting research and applying guidance to transactions.
    • Experience writing technical accounting memoranda/position papers.
    • 8+ years of accounting experience required (Big 4/public accounting background preferred).
    • Possess deep and broad U.S. GAAP knowledge base.
    • Experience in service-based industry preferred.
    • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
    • Tech-savvy and experience using all MS Office applications; strong knowledge of Excel required.

    Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role 

    • Demonstrate strong organization skills and the capacity to multi-task.
    • Problem solving and strategizing capabilities.
    • Exhibit intuition and awareness to seek clarification as needed to deliver results.
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to research, synthesize information, formulate conclusions and document them in a thorough, yet concise manner.
    • Display enthusiasm and desire to work in a fast-paced, rapid growth environment.

    About comScore: comScore is a leading cross-platform measurement company that measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 


    comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016, to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. Built on precision and innovation, comScore’s data footprint combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale. This approach helps media companies monetize their complete audiences and allows marketers to reach these audiences more effectively. With more than 3,200 clients and a global footprint in more than 70 countries, comScore is delivering the future of measurement. 


    Shares of comScore stock are currently traded on the OTC Market (OTC:SCOR).

    For more information on comScore, please visit comscore.com.


    EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




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