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Lead Accounting Advisory and Policy Director

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. New York, United States
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Lead Accounting Advisory and Policy Director
Company:
MMC Corporate

Description:

Marsh & McLennan is seeking a Lead Accounting Advisory and Policy Director to join our high-performing Controllership Team. This position is a hybrid position with three days required working in either our New York City or Washington D.C. offices.

What can you expect?
  • Help establish accounting policy group to engage with accounting advocacy with regulators
  • Be our subject matter expert on accounting and reporting issues, specifically revenue recognition.
  • Partner and assist the business and functional groups on deals and contracts
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in a company with strong values
  • Join a stable company and a well-respected global brand

What's in it for you?
  • Performance-based career growth - global career opportunities
  • Benefits - Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups and volunteer opportunities
  • Hybrid and flexible work environment

We will count on you to:
  • Lead and establish the group to engage with regulators (the SEC and the FASB) and trade groups to ensure Marsh McLennan's views are represented
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure dissemination and consistency of accounting policy globally including updating financial reporting and accounting policy content
  • Conduct research and document conclusions on specific accounting matters that arise within the Global Controller network
  • Partner with the business and functional teams to assist in providing accounting guidance during deal structuring and contract negotiations
  • Act as a subject matter expert on accounting and reporting issues and responds to inquiries by Global & Regional Controllers, Operating Company Financial management and Business Leaders
  • Review financial statements and provides guidance on disclosure
  • Lead and coordinate completion of special projects (ESG, global GAAP and IFRS policies)
  • Advise management of any new guidance released from the SEC, FINRA, IASB and FASB, which will have implications on the organization
  • Ensure implementation plans for new accounting standards, appropriately considers the Company's ongoing Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements
  • Manage staff in matrix environment and ensure integration and quality of team members' work including both written, verbal, and presentation to the organization

What you need to have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline
  • 10 years or more of technical accounting experience
  • Certified public accountant

What makes you stand out:
  • Be highly analytical
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Successful track record interacting with business leaders
  • Experience working at the Big 4 preferably at the National Office or Accounting Advisory Services
  • Experience with revenue, consolidation and business combination accounting and experience with comment letters and accounting advocacy activities

Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company's more than 85,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annual revenue of $23 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh provides data-driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions to commercial and consumer clients. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and well being for a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit marshmclennan.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and X.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age background, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, veteran status (including protected veterans), or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting TANA@mmc.com

Marsh McLennan is committed to hybrid work, which includes the flexibility of working remotely and the collaboration, connections and professional development benefits of working together in the office. All Marsh McLennan colleagues are expected to be in their local office or working onsite with clients at least three days per week. Office-based teams will identify at least one "anchor day" per week on which their full team will be together in person.

The applicable base salary range for this role is $130,100 to $260,400.

The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and any applicable minimum wage requirements. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the base salary, this position may be eligible for performance-based incentives.

We are excited to offer a competitive total rewards package which includes health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K savings and other retirement programs as well as employee assistance programs.
Job ID  R_269013
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