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Technical Accountant - 230177

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Elkton
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry: Gore products help control emissions, optimize processes, and deliver long-term value across manufacturing types. Learn more at gore.com/products/industries

About the Role: Our Technical Accounting Team is looking for a Technical Accountant to join our team. In this role, you will provide a full range of technical accounting services including research related to transactions and emerging accounting issues, and new accounting and reporting requirements. This role will also include partnering with the Reporting and Consolidation Team to ensure accurate and compliant external financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP, and coordination with external auditors. Required to meet at one of our sites in Newark, Delaware or Elkton, Maryland monthly, and at least one international trip is required annually.

This position offers multiple work arrangements: on-site at our facility in Elkton, Maryland, hybrid or fully remote work allowedin most locations within driving distance to Newark, Delaware or Elkton, Maryland, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.*


  • Draft or review technical white papers (memorandums) to address accounting issues/transactions
  • Issue technical accounting polices for our global organization and provide training
  • Provide US GAAP technical guidance on an ad-hoc basis
  • Partner with regional, divisional and corporate accounting teams and the business functions to ensure accurate financial statements
  • Liase with external auditors and other external consultants/service providers
  • Support the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Support the accounting for acquisitions and divestitures and other significant transacts as they arise
  • Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Support the internal control environment

    Required Qualifications:
    • CPA with minimum 5 years of external "Big 4" auditing experience
    • Experience with financial statements, consolidations and external reporting
    • Experience with process/controls documentation
    • Acquisition and divestiture experience
    • Strong US GAAP technical knowledge and research capability
    • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening)
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and under tight deadlines
    • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and international environment
    • Ability to travel 5% ( Required to meet at one of our sites in Newark, Delaware or Elkton, Maryland monthly, and at least one international trip is required annually.)
      *Remote Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's remote working policies, from the country in which they are employed. Locations not eligible for new remote work arrangements include: Alaska and Hawaii (for all roles), and Rhode Island (for wage/hourly roles only).

      What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, health & well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development. Learn more at gore.com/careers

      We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

      Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

      Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

      Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

      Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at gore.com/careers/contact




Keywords: W.L. Gore, Wilmington , Technical Accountant - 230177, IT / Software / Systems , Elkton, Delaware

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