Senior Technical Accounting Leader

Job Description

Jack Henry & Associates,?a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry is seeking a?Senior Technical Accounting Leader to join our Finance Asset Management team. You will be a subject matter expert and a trusted advisor throughout the organization supporting business units in Jack Henry Banking, Jack Henry Symitar and Jack Henry ProfitStars. The Leader is responsible for applying both internal and external software capitalization rules across Jack Henry & Associates various development organizations.

Additionally, this individual will be involved in the implementation, internal controls, and ongoing oversight of the new 842 leasing standard under ASC 842. The Senior Technical Accounting Leader will be able to addresses technical accounting matters to ensure compliance with US GAAP. The ideal candidate possesses leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background works proactively to drive results. Travel may be up to 10% to different Jack Henry office location to attend additional training, meetings or a potential conference.?If you are interested in this position, please apply on or before October 12, 2018.

The position can be based in one of the following Jack Henry office locations: Lenexa, KS / Monett, MO / Springfield, MO or Allen TX.


  • Bachelor?s degree required.?

  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of experience in Accounting and or Tax industry.


  • Master?s degree or CPA preferred.

  • Efficient project management skills.

  • Excellent math and reasoning skills.

  • Strong technical research skills.


  • Manages the development, implementation and maintenance all accounting systems, including but not limited to: Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, Cash Flows, etc. in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures.

  • Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.

  • Ensures integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts.

  • Participates in annual audits and special projects.

  • May work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure proper recordkeeping for historical purposes.

  • Ensures area of responsibility is in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

  • May assist in budgeting and forecasting processes.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





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