Senior Accountant (Previous Public Accounting Required) in Brea, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Brea, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    SENIO69725

Job Description

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview. Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

Our client in Brea, CA is seeking an experience Senior Accountant for their team. Ideal candidates will have a background in public accounting (BIG4 preferred) with strong reconciliations, audit, financial statement analysis, month-end close and experience improving process/procedures. This would be an open-ended consulting engagement that may have the potential to go permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare routine and non-routine journal entries and adjustments to ensure proper recognition of accounts in support of the month-end close.
  • Prepare and review monthly reconciliations of assigned accounts.
  • Prepare intercompany journal entries and maintain intercompany ledger accounts.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of key processes and controls.
  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Manage and maintain fixed asset schedules.
  • Manage and maintain capital project reports.
  • Review cash entries and manage and maintain bank account reconciliation.
  • May assist in the preparation of technical accounting memos and narratives to support accounting treatment.
  • Prepare year-end audit schedules in conjunction with the annual external audit.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA license preferred.
  • Several years of progressive full cycle technical accounting experience, public accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (i.e vlookups, pivots, etc.)
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.