Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Swedesboro, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842881_2787123
  • Salary:
    $ 65000 - $ 80000

Parker + Lynch is currently conducting a search for a Senior Accountant to join a mid-sized manufacturing/distribution organization in the Swedesboro, NJ area. This role is open due to recent growth within the organization and will be responsible for overseeing the monthly closing cycle, assisting with sales tax reporting, providing guidance on process improvements, and performing ad-hoc reports as needed. **This role currently sits onsite 5 days a week. **

Our client is seeking candidates with 2-4 years of previous accounting experience preferably within the manufacturing or public accounting industry, an active CPA or CPA track, ERP system experience, and a strong understanding of US GAAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures proper and timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with GAAP
  • Participates in month end close activities including preparation of journal entries
  • Performs variance analyses
  • Researches and resolves questionable entries (includes standard monthly data and ad-hoc requests)
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations utilizing the company’s standard format
  • Ensures that general ledger and sub-ledger are reconciled with resolution to reconciling items
  • Researches and resolves outstanding reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Provides requisite supporting documentation to substantiate journal entries created
  • Reviews accounting entries posted to the general ledger to ensure proper accounting treatment
  • Communicates issues and resolutions to General Accounting management and affected areas/departments
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience, preferably within the manufacturing or public accounting industry
  • CPA or CPA candidate highly preferred, MBA a plus to have
  • Experience with acquisitions and intercompany transactions helpful but not required
  • ERP system experience required


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