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Senior GL Accountant-Contract Role-Irvine in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    SENIO13422

Job Description

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant with an asset management firm in the Irvine area. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Senior Accountant your typical day may involve:

* Generate and prepare monthly journal entries, in domestic and foreign currency

* Perform research and analysis of accounting data; investigate discrepancies

* Assist with coding of invoices

* Prepare account reconciliations to detail records or subledgers

* Perform financials statement analysis

* Identify and resolve discrepancies

* Maintain and/or create reconciliations for balance sheet accounts

* Maintain checklists

* Prepare requested document support to internal and external auditors, and field related inquiries

* Involvement with special projects including analysis, and other ad-hoc reporting

* Ability to interact and communicate with various internal departments, both locally and in other foreign locations

Requirements:

* Bachelors' degree in accounting or similar

* Minimum of two years or more of accounting experience

* Advanced computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and higher level functions)

* Strong understanding and experience using US GAAP knowledge (IFRS a plus)

* Experience with large ERP (financial system); experience with SAP is preferred.

* Proven problem solving and analytical skills

* Experience with foreign currency and intercompany transactions is a plus

* Effective communication skills and be able to interact professionally with all levels of internal and external employees in written and verbal communications

* Strong commitment to producing quality work and attention to detail to ensure work is delivered completely, accurately, and on time

* Experience working well under pressure and ability to handle challenges and aggressive deadlines in a fast paced and professional environment

* Experience working independently as well as a strong desire to work in team environment to accomplish business objectives

Job Requirements

* Bachelors’ degree in accounting or similar • Minimum of two years or more of accounting experience • Advanced computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and higher level functions) • Strong understanding and experience using US GAAP knowledge (IFRS a plus) • Experience with large ERP (financial system); experience with SAP is preferred. • Proven problem solving and analytical skills • Experience with foreign currency and intercompany transactions is a plus • Effective communication skills and be able to interact professionally with all levels of internal and external employees in written and verbal communications • Strong commitment to producing quality work and attention to detail to ensure work is delivered completely, accurately, and on time • Experience working well under pressure and ability to handle challenges and aggressive deadlines in a fast paced and professional environment • Experience working independently as well as a strong desire to work in team environment to accomplish business objectives