Senior Accountant in Southfield, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description


* Manage the month end accounting close process to ensure activities are performed within required deadlines and established internal controls procedures are consistently followed.
* System administrator for the accounting ERP and consolidation systems, including ensuring established data governance and change management procedures are consistently followed.
* Provide and evaluate accounting business requirements as input to comprehensive solutions that improve efficiency, effectiveness, reliability, agility, and scalability of the accounting and financial reporting processes.
* Actively participate in finance transformation as we look to build sustainable processes and systems to support firm growth, including development of requirements and future state process design.
* Collaborate with colleagues to build and enhance documentation of accounting processes and controls.
* Build deep networks within the firm and collaborate successfully with colleagues to continuously advance the efficiency and effectiveness of the record to report value stream.
* Act as a key point of contact for the external and internal auditors and provide audit coordination and support.
* Additional responsibilities as identified.


* Bachelor's or Master's degree with emphasis in accounting required.
* CPA with minimum 3 years public accounting experience required (Big 4 or large regional firm preferred).
* Process improvement and/or system implementation experience required.
* Self-motivated. Initiates activities with high degree of drive, passion, and commitment to continuous improvement.
* Advanced MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
* High-energy, flexible and responsive work style; ability to work in a fast-paced environment with poise and professionalism.
* Ability to prioritize responsibilities effectively to meet strict deadlines. Ability to work independently and under time constraints.
* Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) system a plus.
* Must have the ability to work full time in a dynamic office environment; Must be physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the work day.