Sr. Accountant

We are working with a publicly traded client who is searching for a Sr. Accountant to join their accounting team. The position is located in Foothill Ranch, CA and offers a hybrid remote work environment.


  • Maintain accounting records in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Assist with month end close process.
  • Maintain accounting schedules, including deferred dent, deferred revenue, and others.
  • Provide guidance to accounts payable group regarding proper coding of invoices (e.g., general ledger account, department, etc.).
  • Additional duties as needed.
  • Analyze historical data, assess current operating conditions, maintain key metrics, and apply professional judgment to determine accounting estimates.
  • Prepare payroll journal entries for all business units
  • Calculate sales commissions
  • Cost allocations for employee benefits
  • Incentive compensation calculations
  • Maintain fixed assets registers, including additions, disposals, and calculation of depreciation.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of a capital expenditure requisition process.
  • Assist in the selection and implementation of a fixed asset software application.
  • Prepare shared services cost recharges and transfer pricing charges.
  • Reconcile intercompany payable, receivable, investment, and equity accounts.
  • Assist with consolidation and eliminations.

  • Assist with preparation of internal financial reports.
  • Assist with preparing external financial reports.
  • Assist with other financial reporting.
  • Prepare schedules and documentation for various external audits and other assurance engagements.
  • Manage external audit and assurance engagements request lists.
  • Comply with company and department policies and procedures.
  • Assist with design, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Perform technical accounting research and write memoranda on accounting matters.
  • Maintain documentation of the company's response to new accounting pronouncements.
  • Implement changes for new accounting pronouncements.
  • Maintain organized accounting records, including monthly analysis, reconciliations, journal entries, etc.


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum 2 years in public accounting for globally or nationally recognized accounting firms required.
  • Minimum 3 years of overall professional accounting experience.
  • CPA or MBA is highly desirable.
  • Strong technical accounting skills required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment or supply chain environment is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills a must to ensure cooperation and positive results.
  • Experience with global accounting entities preferred.

Job Requirements:
In addition to your accounting experience, you will need strong analytical abilities and good communication skills to succeed in this role. Are you the skilled Accountant we are looking for? If so, we want to hear from you! Accountant requirements: • Bachelor's degree in Accounting • 1 - 3 years of public or private accounting experience • Advanced level Excel skills • Solid month-end accounting and GL and Account reconciliation experience • Ability to perform and work as part of a team
Vaco Financial
Full time
Lake Forest, CA 92610, US