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.
Drafts technical white papers on important technical issues, including revenue, leases and mergers and acquisitions.
Coordinates with global controllers for proper treatment and compliance of various revenue and lease accounting transactions under US GAAP
Takes a lead in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of global corporate accounting policies and procedures. Updates policies based on new accounting pronouncements
Liaising with local teams, internal auditors and external auditors for various local statutory and US GAAP compliance
Adhoc projects and technical research
•Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or related field
•At least 4 years public accounting experience
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
•Working knowledge of SAP is a huge plus
•Ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
•International accounting and issue recognition experience
•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
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The Latin word "Vaco" is defined as: "To free yourself from work" or "to free yourself from a Master". Our goal is to provide consultants who have chosen a career to work "without a Master" to assist our clients with special projects and interim needs. While our consultants cannot free our clients from all of their work, they can at least make work a little more manageable and help managers meet critical deadlines. Many of our projects fall into the following categories:
Acquisition/Disposition Accounting & Analysis
Business Process Reengineering
Financial Software Implementation & Enhancement
Internal & External Financial Reporting
Internal Controls Review
Budgeting & Forecasting
Comprehensive Account Reconciliation
Shared Service Integration
Interim CFOs, Controllers, Audit, Tax & Senior
Accountants Vaco Resources provides the highest quality, senior-level financial and accounting professionals on a project and consulting basis. The internal Vaco Resources team is uniquely qualified to assist clients on strategic projects in the accounting and financial areas of their companies because of their previous background in public accounting, consulting and industry. We quickly develop effective, customized solutions for time-sensitive initiatives for our clients.
Vaco Resources is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions are specialized to assist in the following capacities: Vaco Financial - Vaco Financial provides specialized contingency and retained search services for finance and accounting professionals. Vaco Staffing - provides the highest quality temporary staffing solutions to our clients for staff accountant and clerical positions. Vaco Technology - provides information technology professionals on a contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent basis.