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Senior Corporate Accountant in Detroit, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Detroit, MI
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  • Experience:
    3 to 12 years
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Job Description

The Senior Corporate Accountant is responsible for participation in the monthly accounting close process as well as assisting in the preparation of the Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K (including financial statements, footnotes and variance analysis related to the Fortune 500 company's internal and SEC reporting). The Senior Corporate Accountant is also responsible for technical accounting research and providng assistance with the quarterly and annual audits.


  • Assist with the month-end closing process
  • Prepare SEC Form 10-Q/K footnotes, including supporting work paper documentation
  • Assist with organization, filing and gathering necessary support related to various accounting schedules associated with the quarterly and annual earnings/SEC reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic Form 8-K filings
  • Assist with process owners review and modifying existing controls, as required
  • Provide support where necessary related to interim / annual SOX and audit testing
  • Staff accountant workpaper review
  • Preparation of accounting schedules
  • Prepare 10Q/10K footnotes
  • Technical accounting research and memos


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation (preferred)
  • 3-5 years' experience in similar role
  • Experience in public accounting or with a publicly traded company
  • Strong technical GAAP accounting knowledge
  • ERP System experience (other than QuickBooks)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to multitask
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize daily tasks