Senior Accountant in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    SENIO20527

Job Description

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About this position:

Our client is a fast-growing Consumer Product Goods company looking for a hardworking, motivated person to add to their Accounting team. Ideally this is a steppingstone into greater responsibility within the team.

They are looking for an intelligent, driven, detail-oriented candidate to handle a variety of accounting roles. The ideal candidate will be system-savvy, meticulous, personable, and able to take initiative. The position reports to the Assistant Controller and will regularly interact with the Controller and CFO.



Core Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger, and ensure that financial statements are GAAP compliant
  • Lead the month-end close process including journal entry preparation and account reconciliation
  • Compile monthly budget variance analysis and analyze variances
  • Identify and investigate transactions with respect to proper coding, accounting, and internal controls
  • Contribute to Accounting Department's accurate and timely reporting of all financial and non-financial reports
  • Prepare and calculate broker commissions
  • Oversee order to cash process
  • Train and mentor junior accountants
  • Produce and distribute sales and revenue reports to key decision makers
  • Supervise annual audits, provide requested PBCs, and drive to completion
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach to refine and streamline the close and audit preparation process
  • Help design, implement, and document policies and procedures as well as the workflows and systems that support them
  • Routinely identify and implement process improvements to enhance internal controls and efficiencies
  • Have an opportunity to lead projects and develop processes in a high growth environment


Requirements, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, work independently, and follow through with deadlines
  • Superior problem solving and critical thinking
  • Ability to work collaboratively between several cross-functional teams
  • A hands-on problem solver with a willingness work in the details and find opportunities to change process to drive efficiencies
  • Flexible and resourceful enough to deal with urgent requests, and sudden and unexpected issues
  • Ability to work effectively in an ambiguous fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to change and new processes
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills


Education and Experience Qualifications

  • 4+ years of accounting work experience required
  • B.S. in Accounting or Business required
  • CPA and/or audit firm experience preferred
  • NetSuite experience or similar ERP system preferred
  • Extremely proficient in Excel