Staff Accountant in Deptford, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Work within QuickBooks to enter data and close out books under the supervision of a more tenured teammate. This includes any applicable sales & use tax or payroll tax.
  • Proficient at preparing compiled financial statements and supporting schedules as evidenced by minimal review points.
  • Enter transactions for multiple clients into QuickBooks
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Becomes familiar with basic accounting software concepts for consulting and one-time projects.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

  • In depth understanding of accounting or bookkeeping principles
  • Candidates with a degree in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred. Candidates without related degree should have 5+ years in a corporate accounting position.
  • Should be well versed in QuickBooks (including more advanced functions)
  • Ability to complete a minimum of 20 hours of continuing professional education is required each year.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English.
  • Performance is judged based on the quality of work, application of accounting knowledge, and ability to meet time constraints.

Required Soft Skills:

  • Adheres to the firm's policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicates with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client.
  • Understands the rules, regulations, and Code of Professional Conduct of the AICPA.
  • Ability to completed tasks as directed by EG level 2 or higher teammate.
  • Attends and participates in professional education including in-house industry group meetings and participates in professionally sponsored training sessions.
  • Effectively communicates with the client team with respect to projects that are in process, ex.
    • Issues with receiving client information
    • Technical issues
    • Status of meeting completion dates
    • Status of budget
  • Assists other team members as needed with training / technical matters