Senior Accountant (multiple roles) in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

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Job Description

About Vaco: Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

About the Opportunities: A publicly traded communications company is actively searching for several new qualified and motivated employees! This company is known for empowering leadership/mentorship, strong teams, and bright peers and is already home to quite a few former public accountants.

Available Roles (3):

  • Senior Accountant - Government focused
  • Senior Accountant - Revenue Recognition focused
  • Senior Accountant - GL & cost accounting focused


  • Support the timely development, reconciliation, and compliance of the company's annual Incurred Cost Submissions (government)
  • Work closely with FP&A team in developing indirect rate budgets/forecasts and develop the indirect rate reporting package for the DCMA each month (government)
  • Responsible for the primary review of significant customer contracts and the determination of the proper revenue recognition model in accordance with ASC 606 (revenue)
  • Interact with teams such as finance/program managers, contracts, legal, and corporate accounting (revenue)
  • Assist in capturing manufacturing valuations and variances as well as developing and analyzing costs, inventory, and reserves (GL/cost)
  • Prepare various other journal entries, quarterly schedules, account reconciliations, and analytics (GL/cost)

Qualifications (All 3):

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/business
  • Strong GAAP & Strong communication skills
  • CPA preferred
  • 4+ years' experience
  • Large public company (>$1B Revenue) experience preferred
  • Public Accounting - ideally Big 4 preferred
  • ERP Experience (Oracle preferred)
  • US Citizenship or permanent residence required

Qualifications (Government):

  • Familiarity with pertinent government regulation such as FAR/CAS is strongly desired.
  • ERP Experience (Oracle preferred) & data analytical software (Alteryx, Tableau, etc.)

Qualifications (Revenue):

  • Experience with performing technical research and writing white papers desired

Qualifications (GL):

  • Experience with cost accounting in a manufacturing environment