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Senior Accountant

Vaco Staffing Aliso Viejo Contractor
$30.00 - $49.00 / hour
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Vaco (in conjunction with our Pharmaceutical client in ALiso Viejo, CA) seeks a dynamic Corporate Accountant to join an established corporation.

Job - You will be involved in all aspects of the general ledger and the monthly close, as well as certain functions related to financial reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing and/or preparing journal entries for the month end close, providing our financial statement and SOX auditors with supporting documentation as requested, supervise the work of the company's Accounts Payable team, and performing other accounting functions related to the business. The Senior Accountant, will also provide back-up support, as needed.


Senior Accountant

  • Input month-end (M/E) journal entries
  • Perform month-end close accounting processes
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations
  • Consolidate various financial statements
  • Prepare variance analysis to budget
  • Perform monthly analysis of contracts for proper revenue recognition
  • Review all reconciliations


  • Assist with all audit requests made by the Internal Controls team and by external auditors
  • Provide necessary information for all statutory filings
  • Accept all other accounting duties as needed



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or an Equivalent Major
  • At least three (3) years of work experience
  • Working competency with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)


  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience
  • Strong technical accounting background




  • Expert-level MS Excel skills
  • Intermediate-level MS Word skills


  • Superior Emotional Intelligence skills
  • Self-starter
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior verbal and written skills
  • Superior Project Management Skills
  • Superb problem-solving skills



  • JD Edwards

As a Senior Accountant, you'll have the opportunity to leverage your financial expertise, organizational skills, and multi-tasking abilities. It's a great opportunity to take your accounting career to the next level! Here's what you will need to succeed as a Senior Accountant: • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance • 2+ years of experience • CPA or CPA candidate • Public accounting experience; Big 4, desired • Proficient in business related software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, etc.

Recommended skills

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Revenue Recognition
Internal Controls
Financial Statements
Analysis Of Variance
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Vaco Staffing is a division of the fastest growing recruiting firm in Nashville. Vaco Staffing is a customer-focused, premier provider of administrative, accounting and financial employment solutions. Our internal team is comprised of professionals with over 32 years combined experience in placement and staffing industries. Our strength is our ability to match talented and experienced professionals to the unique business needs of the client. Our team-based approach allows us to develop effective, customized solutions quickly and efficiently. We strive to build long-term relationships, and to provide higher quality service and produce better results. We provide contingent staffing as well as permanent placement in the following areas:

  • Office/ Administrative support
  • Staff Accountants
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Credit and Collections
  • Customer Service
  • Bookkeepers

    Vaco Staffing
    is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions, Vaco Resources, Vaco Technology, Vaco Financial and Continuum Search provide highly skilled, seasoned professionals for finance, accounting, IT and executive search needs.

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