Sr. Technical Accountant

Who are we, and what do we do?
Corteva Agriscience
 is the only major agriscience company in the world completely dedicated to agriculture. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generation to come. Our inspiration is to be a market shaper, driving the next generation of agriculture products that help farms and farmers flourish and through partnering with society becoming the most trusted partner in the global agriculture and food community.

With a global footprint and over 20,000 employees, Corteva is building the future of agriculture and leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

Corteva is looking for a Sr. Technical Accountant to join our policy group within the controllership. The Technical Accountant will be responsible for analyzing and resolving complex accounting and reporting issues, including interpreting external technical accounting proposals and pronouncements. Additionally, the Technical Accountant will act as a resource to business, function and corporate initiatives as a technical accounting expert.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities – What you will do to help us grow!

  • Point of contact for technical accounting related issues (SEC guidance, FASB Standards, etc.).
  • Coordinate the implementation efforts for new accounting standards and participate in the review of proposed standards.
  • Provide technical accounting guidance to businesses and functions for complex transactions.
  • Provide technical accounting support for transactional due diligence and purchase accounting.
  • Interact with controllership and independent public accountants on accounting policy matters.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures to ensure external financial statements are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and internal management reports are consistent with established policies and procedures.
  • Identify and initiate process improvement teams for functional productivity.
  • Analyzes and resolves complex accounting.
  • Assists in directing company implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements.



What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • BS Accounting/Finance (MBA a plus).
  • CPA required.
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP and SEC Reporting.
  • Knowledge of IFRS a plus.
  • 7+ years of experience with Big 4 or industry related experience in an accounting policy role.
  • Strong oral and written skills.
  • Self-directed and accountable.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Works well in teams with an ability to interact at all levels of the organization.

Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today. We look forward to seeing your application.