CPA Accounting Manager-Consultant in Garden Grove, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our growing client in the Garden Grove area is currently seeking an interim Accounting Manager to join their organization on a contract to possible hire basis. The ideal consultant will have a CPA license and a public/private industry background. In addition, the consultant must have recent system implementation experience. This role is half remote and half on-site, so consultants must be local to the area.

Job Duties May Include:
  • Serve as the chief liaison between Implementation partner, internal IT, and Finance, taking notes and strategizing with the Global Controller on resolving issues as they arise.
  • Facilitate project meetings and provide timely status updates to Global Controller
  • Documenting transaction flows, interface requirements, data conversion requirements, and providing best practice recommendations to improve existing processes which then get functionalized into the new system environment.
  • Develop testing plan to ensure effective, documented evidence of data conversion as well as system functionality working per documented design.
  • Provide ongoing updates and training to the new staff as the system implementation progresses. Sometimes this training might take the form of you handling their duties while they help with new system setup and configuration to inspire ownership. Develop value added training manuals, as needed.
  • Develop revised policies and procedures to reflect the processes flowing through the new systems and related controls.

The successful candidate should also be capable of handling the following duties:

  • Working to develop new value added reports out of new ERP for dashboards and monthly package.
  • Managing the month-end and year-end close process
  • Preparing and overseeing the preparation of balance sheet recs.
  • Overseeing payroll administration support and recording using data from the outside provider.
  • Preparing for the year-end audit
  • Partner with Operations, R&D, and IT departments to build out our fixed asset accounting, asset tagging system and procedures
  • Assist with preparing an "accounting manual" clearly defining and documenting our internal control policies, processes, and procedures
  • Developing and mentoring Accounting staff
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA licence with CPA firm assurance experience
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in accounting
  • Sage Intaact experience preferred, prior system conversion experience required (any platform)
  • Advanced Excel knowledge

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance CPA licence with CPA firm assurance experience 6+ years of relevant experience in accounting Sage Intaact experience preferred, prior system conversion experience required (any platform) Advanced Excel knowledge