Position Title:  Accounting Policy Manager

Location: 

US

Job Category:  Accounting and Finance
Shift:  Shift 1
Full Time / Part Time:  Full-Time
Job Level:  Manager
Approximate Travel:  0%
Job Description: 

Summary:

This role is responsible for researching a wide array of accounting issues and for analyzing existing and new accounting pronouncements, assessing their applicability within Rogers, and developing appropriate policy standards for enterprise-wide application.  The position will also involve special projects and possible participation in the performance of financial accounting due diligence procedures related to proposed acquisitions.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct and/or provide accounting guidance to various organizations within Rogers on complex accounting and financial reporting issues, including contract reviews. Specific guidance could include revenue and cost recognition, financing implications, capitalization, etc. If warranted, develop new accounting policies for Rogers based on the needs of the business.
  • Review, develop, and write accounting position papers to support the view of the business based on sound accounting principles. Develop strong arguments in support of the position and persuade external auditors of the merit of the position.
  • Monitor and analyze new Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Securities and Exchange Commission accounting and reporting requirements and communicate their potential effects on the business.  
  • Ensure new pronouncements are properly reflected in all Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
  • Direct, review, and coordinate all activities required to develop the disclosures required by the new accounting pronouncements.
  • Policy preparation – guide written accounting policies after careful deliberation and system review to ensure adequate guidance and consistent application in areas of responsibility.
  • Provide guidance and representation as the subject matter expert for specific policy areas.
  • Footnote review – provide counsel in the preparation of external financial statement footnotes and assist in external reporting as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline. 
  • 8+ years’ experience with a large public accounting firm or similar experience in a combination of public and private environments.
  • Strong technical accounting, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • The ability to work as a strategic business partner and interact with all levels of management, internal customers, and external auditors to support business objectives.
  • Travel Requirement:  25% 

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Additional Qualification Details:  No additional requirement needed

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Rogers Corporation makes tomorrow's innovations possible. Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world with a career at Rogers, where we make tomorrow’s innovations possible. We rely on a talented workforce to develop our cutting edge, market-leading material technologies. Our global team develops innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers expect high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who can improve processes, get results and represent a best-in-class organization. People are at the heart of all our operations, and we encourage our employees to act with integrity, creativity and excellence to help drive results worldwide.

Why Work for Rogers:

It is our commitment to get “Results, but Results the Right Way.” Rogers offers an exceptional work environment and a value-driven culture modeled by leadership. Employees have access to developmental opportunities as well as top-notch benefits and incentive programs. Come join a winning team!

Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

About Rogers Corporation:

At Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), we're changing how the world uses technology. We are a global leader in materials technology and manufacturing, producing engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With nearly 200 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable global Advanced Electronics Solutions and Elastomeric Material Solutions, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers enables the world’s leading innovators to achieve greater performance, speed to market and reliability through our renowned technical solutions support, problem-solving and application engineering capabilities. Rogers delivers market-leading solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy, sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel, wireless infrastructure and automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.