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Senior Accountant in Culver City, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job Description

Vaco has a Senior Accountant job opportunity in West LA. This position will record and perform analysis of complex transactions; identify accounting issues; coordinate and implement resolutions; work successfully and efficiently in a team environment; mentor and coach an Accountant; and provide accounting support to an Assistant Controller.

Senior Accountant job Responsibilities:

  • Perform legal contract review; interpret complex business/legal contracts and documents, and apply GAAP for revenue recognition and compliance analysis.
  • Examine and analyze financial information such as balance sheets and monthly/quarterly operating results, when needed.
  • Prepare and/or review a variety of routine and ad hoc financial reports for management and other internal customers.
  • Prepare monthly recurring journal entries and adjusting journal entries, as needed.
  • Research open accounts receivable and perform due diligence in conjunction with field and Accountant to clear past balances.
  • Assist Accountant with unidentified cash receipts when needed.
  • Review Data Integrity of commissionable transactional documentation in comparison to internal statistics and reporting.
  • Work in unison with an Accountant to accomplish a series of daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks.
  • Evaluate and adhere to internal accounting policies and procedures.
  • Lead and coordinate special projects as assigned.

Requirements for the Senior Accountant job include:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years experience in accounting.
  • Prefer experience with revenue accounting, deferred compensation issues, and other transactions outside the course of core operations.
  • Knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences
  • Ability to perform multiple special requests, with varying deadlines
  • Ability to follow through, complete and accept ownership of all projects and tasks.
  • Very strong or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel