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Director of Global Transactional Accounting

Seoul, South Korea

2287277 Aug. 11, 2020 Corporate Functions

Scope of Position

Candidate is accountable for managing the teams responsible for global lease accounting, LLC equity accounting (including equity-based compensation), and LLC debt. The function will also support financial reporting in these areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the review of contracts to identify leases.
  • Lead and manage the tracking lease data for accounting (e.g., contract terms, payments, renewals, modifications to existing contracts, impairments, useful lives, etc.).
  • Lead and manage the accounting of leases under K IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Lead and manage the accounting of equity-based compensation and certain cash-based long-term incentives.
  • Responsible for LLC consolidated equity balances and the accounting for transaction impacting equity.
  • Responsible for the accounting of certain LLC debt instruments and support debt transactional accounting globally.
  • Support external financial reporting through footnote preparation (e.g., lease and equity-based compensation footnotes)
  • Work with external and internal auditors on requests for assistance.
  • Identify process improvements and automation opportunities to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of processes.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and responsibilities as needed.


  • Korean or US Certified Public Accountant
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience from public accounting and/or public multinational companies
  • Must have prior experience in lease, equity, and debt accounting


Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of K-IFRS (US GAAP would also be preferred)
  • Experience in control execution/documentation 
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated oral and written communication skills 
  • Speaks fluent English and Korean
  • Ability to work with senior management and influence decision making
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion. 
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel, from staff to executive management


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