Technical GAAP and Acquisitions Accountant in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

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Job Description

Looking for an advancement opportunity along with a consistent work-life balance? Vaco is working with a top Birmingham employer that is adding a Senior Accountant to handle technical accounting concepts, acquisition work and financial reporting. Why do we like this role? This opportunity is well blended and dives into more technical accounting and special projects. You will work alongside the Controller and get exposure to the executive team. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has strong GAAP knowledge, and isn't afraid to put in extra work to get the job done. If growth and the opportunity to acquire new knowledge are important to you, this is a great one for you!


  • Research and interpret U.S. GAAP on technical accounting issues and have an up to date knowledge of accounting standard updates
  • Prepare and review journal entries and transactions, bank reconciliations, and month-end close procedures
  • Coordinate and reconcile balance sheet accounts including but not limited to intangible assets, debt, fixed assets and prepaid assets
  • Prepare and facilitate information between locations and to management as required


  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years in corporate accounting and/or audit within public accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to examine processes, policies, and problems and offer solutions
  • Desire to learn and grow with a dynamic team