Manager of Accounting Policy and Compliance in Cranbury, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/14/2021

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Job Description

Manager of Accounting Policy and Compliance

Manufacturing experience necessary as well as experience within public accounting and private industry with a growing entrepreneurial company.


  • Maintain up-to-date documentation on the company's policies, technical accounting policies & procedures, and internal control processes.
  • Conduct internal control audit types of reviews on Company contracts for compliance.
  • Coordinate the annual SOX and ensure audit requests are met in a timely manner. Work closely with external auditor consultants on SOX compliance.
  • Formulate position papers on new and existing technical accounting rules, recommend implementation strategy as well as impact on external reporting requirements.
  • Serve as a liaison with external financial and Sox auditors and tax specialists and experts (for example valuation firms).
  • Develop and maintain all necessary accounting policies and processes, internal controls and systems, ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with US general accepted accounting principles and COSO internal control guidelines
  • Assist Controller (and Manager of Accounting) on:
    • Accounting for revenue, cost of goods sold, inventory and reserves effecting these categories.
    • Inventory controls including accounting in accordance with US GAAP, conducting physical inventories or cycle counts as needed and acting as subject matter expert
    • Implement and operationalize reserve accounting for warranty expense, and allowance for doubtful accounts.
    • Support Controller on external financial reporting of the 10-Q's and 10-K.
  • Assist with other duties and projects as requested


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline and a minimum of 8 years Accounting experience

  • Ideally a combination of public accounting (major national/regional firm) blended with company experience (publicly traded company preferable)
  • Thorough knowledge and practical application of current US generally accepted accounting principles rules.
  • Has developed and implemented new/existing accounting policies and procedures.
  • Extensive experience in SOX internal controls and related auditing.
  • In-depth understanding on ASC 606 Accounting guidance for project-based revenue contracts
  • Manufacturing experience with a job costing background
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial processes (general ledger, SEC reporting/filing)


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience with QuickBooks and mid-size Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Netsuite, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics