Corporate Accountant - SEC Reporting in Paramus, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Paramus, NJ
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  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Corporate Accountant - SEC Reporting

General Purpose of Job/Summary:

The Corporate Accountant - SEC Reporting is responsible for managing the preparation of all SEC filings, including 10-K/Q's, 8-Ks with financial disclosures, earnings releases, and any ad-hoc financial filings. The position will also be responsible for preparing internal reporting documents, including monthly/quarterly non-GAAP metrics. The position will oversee internal SOX compliance, compliance with US GAAP and SEC requirements, coordination of internal and external audits, and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the Company's financial statements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a timely, highly structured monthly, quarterly, and year-end close.
  • Research and resolve US GAAP technical accounting issues with the Corporate Controller.
  • Manage the preparation and filing of the Form 10-Q, 10-K, Supplemental and other SEC requirements (including drafting financial statements, footnotes, and MD&A).
  • Assist in the preparation of financial metrics (non-GAAP measures) and the related disclosures, with an understanding of restrictions on the use of non-GAAP measures.
  • Prepare the quarterly SEC disclosure checklist and annual U.S. GAAP disclosure checklist.
  • Present accurate, timely quarterly financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Manage the supporting documentation for all filings (including cross-collaboration with external departments for disclosure support).
  • Assist in the development and documentation of accounting procedures, policies and controls.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies and proactively question processes and procedures and implement change to gain efficiencies and streamline workflows.

Job Qualifications:

  • Commitment to excellence in their work product
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel, working knowledge of Word.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize, work with minimal supervision and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and independent, detailed oriented, strong work ethic, and high integrity and ethical standards
  • Proven ability to manage projects and collaborate with cross functional teams.
  • Aptitude for learning new systems and implementation.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and SEC financial reporting