Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Princeton, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842891_2735859

Parker + Lynch has partnered with a company in the Retail industry that is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join their growing team.  Within this role, you will be exposed to SEC reporting, management reporting and consolidation as well as the general ledger close.  If you are a self-starter, independent thinker, with great analytical skills, then this job may be for you.  You must be dedicated and passionate in this role and that will ensure your professional and personal growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and complete the fiscal month end closing process  
  • Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files and reconciling accounts
  • Prepare necessary reports and analysis as required in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare account analysis and reconciliations on balance sheet and income statement accounts 
  • Provide management with accurate and timely information vital to the decision-making process.
  • Ability to utilize skills such as problem solving, time management, and critical attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with strong knowledge of GAAP
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Experience in a public company audit environment preferred
  • At least 3-5 years relevant experience in accounting, preferably working within a large company 
  • Experience working within the retail industry preferred
  • Experience working in a fast paced and collaborative environment
  • Advanced Excel Skills, including pivot tables or Access databases


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