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Senior Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    JH Sr Acc

Job Description

Position Summary
The Senior Accountant will assist the Accounting Supervisor in the ownership of the general ledger, month-end close and proper overall financial statement presentation.

Required

  • Bachelor's degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 4 + years of professional experience, preferably a mix of public accounting and industry
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Other Qualifications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, and think creatively
  • Detail-oriented with a sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
  • Communicates effectively


Position Responsibilities

  • Perform variance reviews of SG&A and other company costs. Research variance root causes and determine action plans to improve financial statement or outlook accuracy.
  • Ensure the financial statements are presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • A key contact for the financial statement audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Play a key role in general process improvements and process documentation for all facets of the accounting cycle.
  • Responsible for researching various technical issues and drafting memos for management's review.
  • Supports the ongoing preparations for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Partnering with other finance and non-finance groups to support design and implement process improvements.
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Provide timely feedback to the Accounting Supervisor or other management to help resolve issues and/or inefficiencies.
  • Lead special projects as assigned by management. Various projects will have heavy interaction with the NA Assistant Controller & NA Divisional Controller.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting from an accredited college or university Minimum of 4 + years of professional experience, preferably a mix of public accounting and industry Strong knowledge of US GAAP Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification Experience with SAP Strong Excel skills Other Qualifications Strong analytical skills Proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, and think creatively Detail-oriented with a sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills Communicates effectively