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Accountant - Cranbury, NJ - $70k in Monroe Township, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking an Accountant for an immediate need. The Accountant will report to the President and will work closely with the General Ledger team. Candidate should have the ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams, including Sales and Operations teams based both in the United States and International locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in month end close activities
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Fixed asset creation & disposals
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Reviewing of all transactions to assure accounting treatment is in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reviewing general ledger accounts and making all necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • Analysis and review of company expenditures,
  • Preparing financial statements including balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position, as well as assisting Planning with budget variance analysis.
  • Review of financial statements and supporting documentation to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policies and procedures.
  • Providing necessary support for external auditors.
  • Seeking ways to improve upon accounting processes and procedures.
  • Assisting with and handling special projects as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • Innovative thinking to help create new processes, systems and enhancements to better address business needs and increase productivity
  • Willingness and commitment to "getting the job done;" ability to follow through on commitments
  • Ability to maintain calm during times of stress and business pressure
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced office environment
  • Good team player; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and able to anticipate deadlines, take ownership and learn quickly

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • 2-4 years in accounting or auditing; public accounting experience preferred.
  • International accounting experience a plus.
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards contributing and learning.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-starter, quick learner, and ability to multi-task on a regular basis.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and deadline driven.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong sense of ownership on issues and following through to completion.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with advanced accounting systems