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Senior Accountant in Stockton, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Stockton, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    156027

Job Description

Our client located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey is adding a Senior Accountant to the team.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Play a key role in the month-end close process by reviewing journal entries and various asset and liability reconciliations
  • Review balance sheet and income statement variances and prepare detailed analyses explaining the monthly and quarterly fluctuations
  • Facilitate month end close and assist Staff Accountant and AP Manager in daily/weekly accounting and finance activities
  • Seek solutions for accounting problems before presenting issues
  • Assist with external audit requests, including quarterly reviews and the year-end audit
  • Actively engage with our Controller by providing general ledger detail and analysis for financial performance
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP accounting theory and month end close procedures
  • Experience with corporate ERP systems, financial reporting and driving process change
  • Proficient in MS office software, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate work
  • Proactive and self motivated to work independently to achieve both individual and team goals
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years accounting/finance experience
  • Manufacturing background is preferred
  • Inventory experience a plus

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent opportunity with very competitive benefits, great 401k plans health benefits and the opportunity to grow with the company.