Senior Accountant in Aliso Viejo, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    SENIO28035

Job Description

Vaco (in conjunction with our Pharmaceutical client in ALiso Viejo, CA) seeks a dynamic Corporate Accountant to join an established corporation.

Job - You will be involved in all aspects of the general ledger and the monthly close, as well as certain functions related to financial reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing and/or preparing journal entries for the month end close, providing our financial statement and SOX auditors with supporting documentation as requested, supervise the work of the company's Accounts Payable team, and performing other accounting functions related to the business. The Senior Accountant, will also provide back-up support, as needed.

DUTIES OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Senior Accountant

  • Input month-end (M/E) journal entries
  • Perform month-end close accounting processes
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations
  • Consolidate various financial statements
  • Prepare variance analysis to budget
  • Perform monthly analysis of contracts for proper revenue recognition
  • Review all reconciliations

Miscellaneous

  • Assist with all audit requests made by the Internal Controls team and by external auditors
  • Provide necessary information for all statutory filings
  • Accept all other accounting duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or an Equivalent Major
  • At least three (3) years of work experience
  • Working competency with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Preferred

  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience
  • Strong technical accounting background

SKILLS OF THE CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT

Required

Technical

  • Expert-level MS Excel skills
  • Intermediate-level MS Word skills

Interpersonal

  • Superior Emotional Intelligence skills
  • Self-starter
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior verbal and written skills
  • Superior Project Management Skills
  • Superb problem-solving skills

Preferred

Technical

  • JD Edwards