Senior Accountant

  • Location
    New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842894_2766341

Senior Accountant

Reports to: Chief Accounting Officer

Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant whose responsibilities will include the monthly close, assisting the controller, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer with responsibilities such as preparing monthly financial reporting packages, preparing specific account analyses, and being the point of contact for the external auditors.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Month end close and the preparation of the monthly internal financial reporting package for multiple entities.
  • Review tasks performed by staff accountants and bookkeepers.
  • Prepare monthly financial analytical analyses.
  • Utilize the general ledger application to prepare the consolidation, balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Assist in preparing and maintain the annual budget.
  • Oversee the maintenance of fixed assets ledgers.
  • Prepare and record certain asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account reconciliation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate postings of various general ledger activity including revenue reporting process .
  • Prepare and review audit schedules and provide other requested documentation related to the external audit.
  • Gain an understanding of the daily operational workflow and review Accounts Payable invoices for final approval before clerical entry
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, within the day to day activities of the Accounting Department.
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    Education and Experience

  • Accounting degree required.
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years relevant accounting experience with a CPA firm
  • CPA preferred
  • Inventory accounting experience preferred
  • Experience utilizing finance/accounting sytems. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Great Plains accounting software is a plus.
  • Supervisory experience a plus