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Senior Accountant in Plymouth, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Plymouth, MI
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  • Experience:
    3 to 10 years
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Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for participation in the monthly accounting close process as well as assisting with inventory, revenue recognition (including deferred revenue) and will report directly to the Corporate Controler. The Senior Accountant will also have a dotted line to the CFO and liaise with the external auditors during the annual audit.


  • Preparing and analyzing monthly journal entries and reports
  • Analyzing company performance against KPI's
  • Analyzing financials
  • Assisting with the monthly general ledger close
  • Preparing the monthly financial package on a timely basis
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Recognizing revenue
  • Providing support for quarterly and annual external audit
  • Assisting with AP and AR as needed
  • Testing inventory to ensure accuracy and completeness


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation (preferred)
  • 3-5 years' experience in similar role
  • Experience in public accounting and/or with internal controls
  • Strong technical GAAP accounting knowledge and ability to research topics effectively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced excel
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to multitask
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize daily tasks


  • Private Industry/Corporate Accounting: 1-2 years
  • Public Accounting: 2 years