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Senior Accountant

Paramus, NJ

Company Description

FORTUNE 500 MANUFACTURING COMPANY

Job Description


Senior Accountant

 


Description

 



Responsible for items on Monthly Book-closing process

 


Follow book closing calendar and follow up on status of book-closing process

 


Oversee and perform monthly book-closing tasks such as reconciliations (including difference investigation), clearing of pending accounts, reporting, general ledger entries etc.

 



Manage Cash and Credit Card processes, especially manage reconciliation process

 


General Accounting
• General Ledger entries
• Manage Balance Sheet Accounts
• Accuracy of accounting entries (account and analytical code)
• Reconciliations
• Bank Reconciliations

 

Re-invoicing and Intergroup transactions

 



Involved with Fixed Asset Register and depreciations

Manage Sales tax reporting (covering multiple states), taxation and actively support Managers with all tax related topics

 

 

Other responsibilities include:
 

 

Documenting process and procedures

 


Research chargeback's and credit card transactions

 


Liaise with bank and Treasury Department

Ad-hoc projects as assigned by Manager

 

 


Qualifications

Knowledge and Professional skills:

 

Perfect knowledge of local language

 

Strong leadership capabilities
 

 

Manage other and execution

 

Excellent verbal and written communications skills
 

 

Accounting and Finance knowledge

 

Capable of analytical thinking
 

 

Ability to quickly learn new concepts and processes

 

Drive to take initiative and to improve processes (pro-active)

 

Attention to detail, well organized

 

Ability to be resilient and adaptable

 

Excellent work ethics, trustworthy, reliable

 

Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel

 

Ability to collaborate and build relationships

 



Requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 6-8 years of experience in the field.
CPA degree preferred.