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Technical Accounting Consultant in Torrance, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    051218TAMTR

Job Description

This position will help the Director of Reporting and Technical Accounting investigate technical accounting matters. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work with limited direction while taking full ownership of the areas of responsibility, provide solutions and alternatives.

The Technical Accounting consultant will also be involved with the following:

Sourcing relevant accounting guidance and interpreting the relevant application to the client's business by writing technical memos and accounting policies and procedures that are defensible by the Big 4 audit firms

Review all new accounting pronouncements that have accounting implications on the company's operations. Prepares and discusses monthly and quarterly new accounting pronouncements.

Revenue Recognition Projects including sourcing, interpreting, and application of the guidance to current accounting processes and systems, gap analysis, and supporting the testing of the appropriate changes

Structuring new deals and agreements (M&A)

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree or higher
At least 4 years public accounting experience
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
Ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation