Technical Accountant Consultant in North County at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    North County
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 6 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    TECHN70358

Job Description

Our client in North County, San Diego has an immediate need for a Technical Accounting Consultant. If you are currently available and ready to explore a non-traditional, unique opportunity, we would love to speak to you! As a consultant, you will be offered great work-life balance, ever-changing environments, overtime pay, and exposure to different teams and industries in San Diego. These opportunities will move fast and have the potential to turn into permanent positions.

Let Vaco advocate for you! 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!

The current landscape at the company (The What has happened)

  • The team has already implemented ASC 606 (revenue recognition pronouncement) and ASC 842 (lease accounting pronouncement)

The ask of you as a Technical Accounting Consultant (The What you will do):

  • The team needs a consultant to offer additional support to their corporate accounting team as new contracts are established
  • The primarily responsibilities will include reviewing contracts and applying the related accounting literature to:
    • DETERMINE,
    • SUPPORT,
    • And DOCUMENT the appropriate accounting conclusions.
    • The company would like someone who can come in and hit the ground running rather than require a lot of training

Skills and Qualifications (The What do you need to have):

  • Experience independently researching current accounting literature/pronouncements, applying those to current company contracts, and determining and documenting the appropriate accounting conclusions
  • Any example technical memos that candidates have prepared will be especially helpful to share with the hiring manager
  • Minimum 6-8 years with technical accounting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills

**Note that this is a 3-4 month consultant role