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Staff Accountant in Cranbury Township, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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Job Description

Staff Accountant needed for International Distribution Company US Corporate office located in Princeton, NJ - Mostly remote (a days a month in the office) - until Covid is not a threat.
Position Reports to: Assistant Controller

  • Responsible for maintaining payable ledgers, inter-company transactions, fixed assets, payroll, general ledgers and inventory.
  • Includes preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and detailed reports to ensure the records properly maintained.
  • Strong 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.

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
  • Prepare monthly reporting package for intercompany transactions
  • Reconcile Paypal accounts

Fixed Assets:

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


  • 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
  • Prepare Reporting package


  • 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


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