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Senior Accountant

Secaucus, NJ

Company Description

FORTUNE 500 RETAIL COMPANY

Job Description

Retail Experience a Must!


Staff Accountant

High growth professional firm with headquarters in Secaucus is looking for an individual with a strong accounting background to handle general bookkeeping and financial reporting responsibilities. Position reports to Director of Finance. Areas of responsibility include:

•           General accounting

o          Prepare financial reports

o          Ensure compliance with company procedures

o          Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliation, including but not limited to:

         Bank reconciliations

         General journal entries

         Maintain fixed asset / depreciation ledger

         Maintain prepaid expense ledgers

         Maintain accrued expense ledgers

         Foreign exchange and intercompany account reconciliation

o          Other special projects as needed

•           Accounts payable

o          Maintain accounts payable ledger and determine accruals

o          Ensure proper and consistent coding of all accounts payable invoices and transparency of management reports

o          Expense codification and entry into general ledger system

o          Vendor file maintenance

o          Entry of costs of sales into sales system

o          Vendor inquiries

•           Sales and accounts receivable

o          Entry of new customers and projects in general ledger and sales system

o          Preparation and recording of sales invoices

o          Sales tax reporting, contractor fees and withholding reporting, and other  compliance and regulatory matters

o          Record cash receipts

•           General accounting

o          Prepare financial reports

o          Ensure compliance with company procedures

o          Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliation, including but not limited to:

         Bank reconciliations

         General journal entries

         Maintain fixed asset / depreciation ledger

         Maintain prepaid expense ledgers

         Maintain accrued expense ledgers

         Foreign exchange and intercompany account reconciliation

o          Other special projects as needed

Qualifications

Requirements:

•           Minimum two years of hand on accounting experience (must include bookkeeping responsibilities)

•           BA degree or higher

•           Proficiency in MS Excel

•           CPA or working towards CPA a plus

•           Individual must be a motivated team player

•           Great organization skills

•           Able to effectively communicate with customers and Senior Management

•           Strong attention to detail

•           Ability to handle multiple projects and changing priorities

Additional Information

$60K to $70K Plus Bonus

email kzalfino@clarkdavis.com