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Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager

San Jose, CA 95134

Posted: 05/04/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 371589

Job Description

Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager


Our client is a premier developer and provider of design, prototype, manufacturing and assembly solutions for leading global medical technology and other high technology OEMs. The Company provides these world-class products and services from six facilities strategically located in the Western and Midwestern United States. This is a company with technology that is helping to save lives. 

LOCATION: San Jose, CA. Expectations are to be in the office 5X a week initially and then 3-4 days once the person in the role is up to speed. 

  • Owning month-end close fluctuation analytics, driving explanations and validating accounting treatment across the entities.
  • Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Assists with leading and communicating accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues. Maintains the standard chart of accounts, ensuring adherence to policies around account setup and usage.
  • Prepares data for financial statements, & quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems.
  • Reviews/performs complex reconciliations and analyzes resulting variances. Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.
  • Research questions and investigates variances on the financial statements & communicates findings.
  • Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.
  • Provide value-added analytical management reporting, including ad hoc requests, to help provide the organization with a deeper understanding of functional expenses, variances, and SGA changes and help identify additional efficiency opportunities.
  • Assisting Corporate finance team with other projects, including monthly consolidations, year-end financial statement audits, and accounting policy standardization and implementation.

  • Degree in accounting, finance, economics, or similar
    • Big-4 experience and/or CPA is very nice to have
    • Thorough understanding of GAAP accounting principles, general accounting concepts, and technical and financial accounting concepts.
    • Month-end close experience (JE, recons, accruals, financial reporting, etc.)
  • Strong with systems, up to and including implementation experience – preference
  • Onestream software or Hyperion Financial Management software highly preferred
  • Strong excel proficiency
  • A tech forward approach to managing day to day tasks – we love to automate and make things more efficient and so should you!

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently and the skill to interact with all levels and departments.
  • The ability to navigate ambiguity – you won’t know everything and that’s ok! But the ability to research and use your resources is key.
  • The desire to take ownership of projects and ideas, while being able to identify gaps and other areas of improvement.
  • The ability to adapt to a dynamic and ever–changing environment – we are in high growth mode and move quickly to achieve business goals.
  • Diligence, attention to detail.

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to the individual’s skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, office location and other geographic considerations, as well as other business and organizational needs. With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure: [Range]. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses. 
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