Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Edison, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842891_2738325

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Senior Accountant for a permanent position headquartered in Central New Jersey.  If you are an experienced Senior Accountant looking to grow within a company, this opportunity is for you.  To be successful in this role, you must be well versed in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and willing to utilize your knowledge and skill set to be an integral part of the Accounting Team.  If you are a CPA, or on track to becoming a CPA, and can think outside the box and bring fresh ideas and solutions, please apply below for this opportunity.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain the general ledger postings and accuracy of the company’s general ledger and trial balances
  • Ensure transactions are recorded in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ensure company is in compliance with the designated internal control framework in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley 404 
  • Review and implement analytical procedures for all financial statement accounts to identify significant variances and fluctuations, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows
  • Contribute to the preparation of monthly reporting package and prepare monthly work papers for the monthly/quarterly/annual close
  • Answer all accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Generate, review, analyze and communicate financial data that reflects actual performance against approved budgets

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college within the fields of Accounting or Finance 
  • Excellent knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • 3+ years’ experience in an accounting role, preferably within public accounting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and within a team
  • Possess a strong accounting and technical background 
  • Proficiency with financial system applications and Microsoft Office, specifically Excel (pivot tables and V Look-ups) and Word 
  • Good communication and problem solving with the ability to communicate to upper management


Compensation
$55,000-$65,000


If you are interested in this position or any other Accounting and Finance career opportunities, please apply and contact Kellie Sclafani at kellie.sclafani@parkerlynch.com