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Senior Manager, Technical Accounting

Senior Manager, Technical Accounting

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Tech Acctng Mgr Sr
Position Type 
Regular Full Time Employee
Finance & Accounting - FA
Less Than 10%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.


Why Navistar?

  • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
  • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
  • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
  • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
  • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well 

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Technical Accounting.  This position supports Navistar’s overall compliance with U.S. GAAP.   Major responsibilities include:

  • Research and resolution of significant and / or non-routine transactions including but not limited to revenue recognition, leasing, variable interest entities, derivatives, impairments, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Manage a direct report and consult with and provide guidance to segment accountants on various technical accounting matters
  • Preparation and review of technical accounting position papers
  • Monitoring new accounting pronouncements and assisting in determining the related accounting, policy and reporting impact
  • Assist in the implementation of the new leasing standard
  • Coordinate with external reporting group on disclosures in external filings
  • Working with internal and external auditors
  • Revenue and enhance internal controls as necessary
  • Complete special projects and performing other duties as assigned

Position Purpose and Requirements

Directs and oversees technical accounting research and analysis to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and company policies.  Oversees the development and revisions of accounting policies in conformance with U.S. GAAP and SEC guidance.  Consults with management on the impact of accounting changes, leads teams to quantify impacts, and determines training plans for internal accounting staff on the implementation of new policies.  Provides guidance to senior management on the proper accounting treatment for proposed transactions and may assist with the structuring of arrangements. May assist in the review of SEC financial statement reporting and provides support for compliance with U.S. GAAP, SEC, EU, and other regulatory filings.  Liaises with internal and external auditors as part of the financial reporting process.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. 



Basic Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of accounting/financial reporting experience
  • At least 1 year management experience and 2 years lead experience


  • Master’s degree and at least 6 years of accounting/financial reporting experience
  • At least 1 year management experience and 2 years lead experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Current CPA required

Desired Skills:

  • Big four public accounting experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter and has the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP


  • Ethics and Navistar Values
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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