Senior Technical Accountant in Santa Ana, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Senior Technical Accountant will be responsible for analyzing and accounting for complex accounting transactions including revenue (ASC 606), business combinations, debt, leases (ASC 842), intangible asset impairment, equity, and stock-based compensation. Work closely on internal and external reporting, including SEC filings, the General Accounting team and the Project Accounting team, and assist in close related activities in technical areas, including recording journal entries and performing account reconciliations.

  • Perform ASC 606 (Revenue from Contracts with Customers) contract analysis including relevant documentation of management's assessment and results ensuring that revenue is properly and timely recognized and the overall economics of the deal are in line with company targets/goals.
  • Review and advise on technical accounting issues for appropriate GAAP treatment, including M&A activity, stock-based compensation, investment, leases (ASC 842), new accounting pronouncements, and other complex accounting matters.
  • Prepare, record journal entries and perform account reconciliations in areas including equity, goodwill, intangible assets, investment, accruals, and other technical areas.
  • Assist with drafting and reviewing disclosures in all SEC filings. Review the accuracy of data included in quarterly earnings press releases and other investor materials.
  • Act as the point of contact, key role in our month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures with a focus of complete and accurate reports and analyses as well as delivering these results on time. Partner with Project Accounting, General Accounting, Finance, Legal, and Operation to review and assess financial results.
Prepare educational materials to summarize new accounting guidance and provide a framework for consistent application across the organization with respect to any new accounting standards. Maintain and update internal control documentation for technical accounting matters and support internal audits of related controls.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required Field of Study: Finance, Accounting or similar field
  • 4+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in public or technical accounting highly preferred

Qualifications Desired:

  • ASC606, ASC842, multiple element arrangements
  • CPA preferred/Big 4
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Oracle