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Senior SEC Reporting Accountant in Detroit at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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    4 to 13 years
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Job Description

Reporting directly to the Manager of SEC Reporting, this position is part of the Controller's group and is primarily responsible for the preparation of SEC filings. An accounting degree and relevant accounting experience is essential to leverage experience into innovative ideas for process improvement. Working with a tight-knit team, you will have the opportunity to obtain exposure to different business stakeholders and different functional areas of the company, develop an expertise in SEC reporting as well as a better understanding of what drives business results.


  • Preparing the consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures for the 10-K and 10-Q
  • Assisting with preparation of the MD&A (Management Discussion and Analysis)
  • Implementing new disclosure requirements and benchmarking disclosures against competitors
  • Ensuring financial statements and corresponding disclosures are prepared accurately and in accordance with US GAAP
  • Collaborating with different business units across the organization to obtain information and understand the results and changes in the business
  • Preparing supporting information from the business units to enable the financial statement preparation process
  • Reviewing the 10-K and 10-Q
  • Supporting both the quarterly and annual external audit


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation (preferred)
  • 3 years' experience in external audit OR a blend of public accounting and private industry experience -SEC reporting exposure highly preferred
  • 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