Senior Accountant

  • Location
    North Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842896_2721791
  • Salary:
    $ 70000 - $ 80000

Senior Accountant

Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with an engineering firm in North Brunswick, NJ on a search for a Senior Accountant. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the CFO with the month end close, process improvements, an ERP system conversion, and preparing financial statements. If you’re looking for an opportunity to gain exposure working on multiple projects within the accounting and finance departments, while partnering with several departments within the organization, this opportunity is for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the balancing and posting of corporate financial data from multiple systems into the General Ledger in an accurate and timely manner
  • Solid understanding of internal controls related to accounting and reporting. Proactive in ensuring adequate internal controls within accounting and working with other functions to ensure adequate controls exist for processes that impact accounting
  • Identify control weaknesses and inefficient processes; initiates, develops, and implements process improvements
  • Analyzes and reconciles more complex Balance Sheet accounts, identifying and resolving discrepant items
  • Accountable for reconciling and posting complex accounting transactions
  • Researches questions about financial information, and posts correcting entries in accordance with GAAP and internal account definitions.
  • Contact and resource for auditors; provides audit schedules, account reconciliations, and supporting documentation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 4+ years of hands on accounting experience
  • ERP system conversion experience preferred
  • Construction, Engineering, or Architectural industry experience required