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Sr. Accountant in Los Angeles at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Summary

    Performs complex accounting functions including performing analysis, developing and maintaining complex data models, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts.

    Major Job Responsibilities

    • Performs complex and detailed reconciliations, closure processes, research and critical analysis
    • Develops, designs, or modifies solutions for major segments of a program or accounting function; develops, recommends, implements and documents new or revised policies and procedures
    • Identifies, prioritizes, and resolves complex financial issues which may span multiple areas; identifies underlying issues; recognizes exceptions; recommends solutions
    • Researches possible solutions and makes recommendations to department leadership based on audit / report reviews and identified accounting issues
    • Develops complex financial reports for a variety of audiences
    • Analyzes existing systems and processes; identifies greater efficiencies and improved internal controls opportunities; incorporates new regulations; recommends solutions that may require policy changes or new processes
    • May act as subject matter expert in a specialized area; contributes to and /or leads projects in department
    • May act as a lead or technical expert, and provide direction to less experienced accounting staff

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance, Master's Degree a plus
    • Min 3 years applicable experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
    • Advanced math, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated proficiency with office software, email applications and financial reporting systems applications