Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Technical Accounting Specialist

Job Code: GW-01282111193270
Salary Range: DOE
Job Location: MN--
City: Minneapolis    State: MN


The Technical Accounting Specialist will monitor and implement new 
accounting standards and maintains the company's global accounting 
policies and educate finance and business personnel on these policies 
globally. In this role, you will provide senior management, businesses, 
functions and finance teams guidance on the application of the global 
accounting policies to significant and unusual transactions. You will 
assist with preparing the Company’s quarterly and annual financial 
statements and footnotes. You will collaborate with global process owners, 
information technology and the controls team to design and implement 
processes, controls and systems that comply with our accounting policies.

This role broadens an employees’ perspective of the corporation, fosters 
development of a deep knowledge of accounting theory and provides 
opportunities to develop knowledge across multiple business units and 


Provide information, support, and advice to businesses, functions and 
finance teams on technical accounting issues.
Discuss and review significant accounting issues with external auditors 
and inform the audit committee.
Maintain and update global accounting policies and procedures and develop 
and lead virtual and in person training on these policies for finance and 
business teams globally.
Lead special accounting projects such as impairment analyses, 
acquisitions, divestitures, and joint venture formations .
Monitor and implement new accounting standards including evaluation, 
research and communication of the financial statement impact to key 
finance and business leaders as well as the external auditor and design 
new processes and controls to comply with new standards.
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, 
including preparation of footnotes and supporting documentation for audit 
Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while 
escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience
Experience in technical accounting research and writing technical memos
Minimum of four years of related work experience