Senior Accountant in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/23/2020

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Job Description

Senior Accountant

Dallas, TX

Searching for a strong Senior Accountant in the Northwest Dallas area!

They are a global, mid-market shop that has an "employee-first" mentality and culture where they truly try to build a collaborative environment and have an aggressive growth trajectory (via acquisition.) Successful candidates should have A) prior experience with Oracle and/or a major ERP and B) a solid foundation in nuts and bolts accounting.

The company has been through several transformations in the last 2 years and potential individuals should also be process-minded. Experience dealing with outside auditors is a big, big plus! This position will be the "Lead" Senior / "right-hand-person" to the Accounting Manager.


* Preparing schedule, monthly closing, journal entries and reconciliations

* Prepare month-end accruals

* Analyze actuals to plan, including flux explanations

* Organize journal entries, account reconciliations, balance sheet, and reports

* Accounting schedules and other reports for management and FP&A teams

* Costing for allocation of expenses

* Ensure compliance with GAAP, company policies/procedures

* Complete monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc management reporting

* Perform other duties as required


* 3-5 years of full-cycle accounting experience, CPA preferred

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, MBA is a plus

* Public experience preferred

* Oracle or major ERP system required, advanced Excel

* Thorough understanding of full-cycle accounting, GAAP, internal accounting issues

* Display ability to manage multiple projects, meeting tight deadlines

* Analytical and problem solving skills

* Team player who works well in a changing environment

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, managed services, and strategic staffing solutions for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

Please let us know if we can help you with this, or another role, for your next step in your career!