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Seeking Senior Accountant-Will Move Quickly! in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

This role participates in a team of accounting professionals who perform accounting research and develop accounting policies in a complex environment. This includes researching and interpreting generally accepted accounting principles to ensure proper reporting of external financial statements. Specific areas of expertise assigned to this position include performing evaluations of complex transactions involving topics such as revenue recognition, asset impairments, contingencies, corporate development activities, reviewing estimates at completion, monitoring and reporting on accounting rulemaking, and serving as a liaison to the Company's programs, other functional areas, and external auditors.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage 50-60 P&L Statements from beginning to end
  • Full P&Ls - Sales through EBITDA, not just a section of SG&A/OPEX
  • Gross Margin experience HUGE plus!
  • Variance Analysis - making multiple comparisons, of Current Month to: Prior Month, Prior Year, Rolling Average, Budget/Plan. Using materiality and risk to prioritize what to research.
  • Variance Research - pulling GL Details out of the system and into Excel, making sense of the transactions (via Pivots or whatever) to identify the issue.
  • Resolution - make a decision on what Action needs to be taken (book an Accrual or reclass to Prepaid, etc.) and record the entry
  • Communication - writing variance explanations or explaining what actions were taken to resolve the issue
Basic Required Qualifications:
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • More than 3 years experience in GL
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting a must
  • Multi-location experience required