Staff Accountant in Edison, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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  • Location:
    Edison, NJ
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Staff Accountant
Edison, New Jersey
3 Month Contract to Hire

Responsible for day-to-day accounting activities for all cash applications and payment of fees. This includes month-end and quarter-end accounting close and reporting tasks related to cash applications as well as month-end checkouts

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accounting, financial reporting, and analysis for cash and accounts receivable accounts
  • Handle the settlement and tie-out process for all broker fees including invoicing and checkout with various brokers.
  • Work with various members of accounting team to determine the proper application of cash received
  • Work closely with trading desk and risk management department to ensure broker fees are captured accurately in the trading system.
  • Perform the monthly reconciliation of our cash and clearing accounts.
  • Perform various balance sheet reconciliations for Supply/Commercial Operations accounts.
  • Assist with financial settlement process as needed.
  • Assist in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Assist with special projects as requested.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with one to three years of experience in general accounting and financial reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently in team-oriented culture in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Aligne or similar trading system is preferred.
  • Prior experience in the energy industry or similar commodity-based business a plus but not required.