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Director of Accounting in Los Angeles at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Bachelor's degree in the accounting or finance field required
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant or equivalent
  • Must have 8+ years of experience, with Big 4 experience preferred
  • Aptitude for performing numerical analysis of data and formulating conclusions and/or solutions
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrates experience in strategic activities and leading cross-functional projects
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Successful track record in working in a global, multi-client environment
  • Ability to create constructive relationships, influence, and communicate across various organizational teams, both technical and business focused
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure and dynamic environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present technical subjects
  • Must have in depth knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience or exposure to IFRS a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365, BI360 or Blackline a plus

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the consolidated and company only annual financial reporting and all its holding companies
  • Responsible for all aspects of the consolidated quarterly financial reporting
  • Responsible for overseeing the Manager of Financial Reporting and Senior Financial Analyst.
  • Responsible for primary review of quarterly and annual disclosure checklists.
  • Coordinates, directs, plans and executes the financial reporting component of the external audit.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Board of Director packages and monthly operating results materials with shareholders/investors
  • Responsible for ad hoc and continuous reporting to banks and financiers
  • Coordinates all financial research efforts. Analyzes, researches and concludes on new and proposed accounting, reporting and disclosure standards issued by the IASB and prepare memorandums regarding the Company's position and impact on the Company.
  • Writes, implements and ensures effective and practical implementation of corporate policies.
  • Responsible for overseeing and enhancing internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating staff; assists in developing and implementing continued training for professional accounting associates.
  • Liaison with various internal teams (i.e. legal, tax, us and European account and corporate team) and external legal counsel and independent auditors for various reporting requirements.
  • Management analysis and reports on an as needed basis.