Sr. Accountant in Red Bank, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

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Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Preparation and review of financial reporting including reviewing and analysis of variances and trends and preparation and review of account reconciliations and other supporting data as required.
  • Participate in close reporting process ensuring all financial deadlines are met. Communicate, discuss, and present monthly financial results.
  • Manage inter-company confirmation processes. Assist accountants and other staff with month end confirmation challenges.
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and administration of policies, procedures, and internal controls for accounting activities and continuous improvement process including automation.
  • Assist with preparation of weekly forecast of cash receipts and disbursements requiring collaboration with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and other departments to collect information.
  • Proficient in identifying and solving problems while thinking outside the box; hands-on but capable of interacting with all levels of management and employees.
  • Participates in external and internal audit processes for the business units, including preparation of requested client assistance requests; preparation and support schedules for external and internal auditors to aid in providing a timely and efficient audit processes.
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses to ensure they are recorded properly on a monthly basis. Research and resolve variances to forecast and other accounting periods. Make recommendations regarding the accounting for all aspects of the financials on a monthly basis
  • Maintain a complete system for Financial Reporting which provides consistent, reliable, and timely information to management for decision-making and which is flexible and dynamic enough to evolve with changing business needs. Coordinate cross-functionally with other departments on business objectives.
  • Collaborate with the FP&A functions to develop monthly forecasts and budgets on a monthly basis and providing updates to the forecast information provided based on information obtained on a real time basis.
  • Responsible for complying with established and published SOX requirements and making recommendations related to the improvement of the overall control environment.

Qualifications:

  • * Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Accounting, CPA or CMA preferred. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience with public accounting experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls required.
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication, multitasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong process improvement and change management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate cross function and throughout all levels
  • Advanced Excel skills is required
  • Large ERP experience is strongly preferred
  • Desire and ability to mentor a team is preferred