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Senior Accountant - Consulting in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    VacoSrAcct2018

Job Description

Vaco is currently working on several great opportunities to join the Corporate Accounting team at three different reputable public companies as a Senior Accountant Consultant. Our clients have an immediate opportunity for a consultant at the Senior Accountant or even Manager level to assist with GL Accounting, month-end close and a variety of different projects (6-12 month terms). These are challenging, well-paid consulting positions, with great work-life balance (40-45 hour weeks) at highly reputable companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes
  • Preparing journal entries and monthly account reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP and company policy
  • Assist with various projects including ERP Implementations and the implementation of new accounting standards and policies.
  • Working closely with other functional areas and business unit management to resolve issues and support achievement of business goals
  • Reviewing and explaining budget/actual variances on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Preparing monthly close tasks and related documentation in accordance with SOX 404


Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • 3-6+ years of public accounting experience or industry accounting experience at a public company.
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Advanced Excel experience required, experience with Oracle, SAP or Great Plains is strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting requirements


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Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
3-6+ years of public accounting experience or industry accounting experience at a public company.
CPA strongly preferred
Advanced Excel experience required, experience with Oracle, SAP or Great Plains is strongly preferred
Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting requirements