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Head of Accounting in Paramus, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description

The lead of Accounting will oversee and lead a team of professionals responsible for the General Accounting function and the financial services area including Credit, A/R and A/P, Procurement, General Ledger and Tax in a fast growing Company in New Jersey.

Support the month end close process and preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP. Position is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with financial policies and US GAAP.

  • Perform and oversee day to day accounting and financial operations
  • Month-end close and reporting including working with international third party accounting firms, consolidation of results, foreign exchange, and intercompany matrix
  • Review and prepare account reconciliations, journal entries, and variance analysis and ensure accounting activities are well supported and documented and audit ready
  • Oversee customer billing, A/R
  • Oversee payroll, accounts payable and bank reconciliations
  • Tax reporting and compliance
  • Working knowledge of preparing consolidated financial statements, intercompany transactions, and investments.
  • Provide accounting oversight for international and domestic subsidiaries including monthly/quarterly consolidations
  • Implement and maintain standard accounting policies and procedures.
  • Design and monitor internal controls.
  • Identify/implement process efficiency measures.
  • Work with external accounting and tax firms, as needed
  • Computer Savvy- Ability to learn custom distribution software, we are going through a system conversion on the next twelve months and the candidate will need to become heavily involved with the Controller.
  • Partner with the Financial Planning & Analysis team in providing timely and relevant reports and analysis to business Requirements
  • 7+ years of overall combined public/private accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with Great Plains and Financial Force a plus