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Staff Accountant in Cranbury Township, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

Our client in Middlesex County is looking for a Staff Accountant reporting into the Assistant Controller. Must have 1 -3 years experience current SAP and paying $50,000 - 70,000 for the right person.


General Summary:
The Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining payable ledgers, inter-company transactions, fixed assets, payroll, general ledgers and inventory. This includes preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and detailed reports to ensure the records properly maintained. This position possesses attention to details, accuracy, analytical ability and strong figure aptitude. This individual should have the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines, and work independently with minimal supervision.


Duties and Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Accounts Payable:

  • Maintain/reconcile vendor accounts
  • Receive, scan and verify invoices via Workflow
  • Match vendor invoices to support purchases orders and receiving documents
  • Process commission/employee reimbursement reports
  • Verify coding and transactions comply with company policies and procedures
  • Enter invoices/credits/expense reports into the system
  • Process payments/manage check run/ACH/wire transfers and refund checks
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Document scanning and filing
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to any queries


Inter-Company Transactions:

  • Enter invoices/credits into the system
  • Prepare loan payment and interest entries
  • Maintain/reconcile inter-company payable and loan accounts


Fixed Assets:

  • Enter purchases/disposals into the system
  • Run monthly depreciations
  • Maintenance/reconcile asset ledgers


Payroll/Insurance:

  • Maintain employee files in Kronos
  • Verify hours of work and pay code in Kronos
  • Maintain time off records
  • Assist with insurance issues


General Ledger/Month-End Close:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Prepaid/accrual schedules
  • Sales and use tax returns
  • Maintain/reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Assist in all areas of general accounting
  • Assist with annual audit


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance


Skills and knowledge:

  • Strong general accounting background
  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and SAP


Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Accounts Payable and General Accounting is required
  • Experience with SAP is necessary