Hot Job! Senior Accountant for a Top Firm in New Jersey

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Our client, a growing manufacturing firm, is looking to hire a public accounting alumni as Senior Accountant. This firm is located in Morris County, New Jersey and it will be reporting into the Controller. Experience from a Multi-National company preferred.

The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities include various general accounting tasks that are a critical part of the monthly financial close including variance analysis, loading non-ERP financial reports into automated accounting systems (i.e. JD Edwards, MAS 200), preparation of the Business Balance Scorecard, global review of fixed assets, prepaid expenses, Deferred Financing fees, Retained Earnings roll forwards and intercompany reconciliations.

Responsibilities of Senior Accountant:

  • Prepare, update & submit daily cash balance report for management
  • Create monthly Accounts Payable accrual report
  • Prepares monthly journal entries including, but not limited to: rent, SIP commission, MIP bonus, Depreciation, Bad Debt reserve, and 3rd party commission
  • Prepare Gross Profit analysis including variance commentary
  • Prepare and distribute Business Balance Scorecard monthly
  • Prepare variance analysis related to specific balance sheet and income statement accounts assigned
  • Prepare monthly tangible asset schedules for bank compliance
  • Prepare monthly & quarterly bank covenant schedules
  • Prepare Federal and state tax payable schedules, and retained earnings , deferred tax liability, Paid in Capital, and investment in Subsidiary reconciliations
  • Prepare and distribute 13 week cash forecast
  • Responsibilities include monthly account reconciliation of specific balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for monthly payroll and related expense, including taxes, company 401k contribution, and other benefits
  • Responsible for the analysis of monthly expense compared to budget and prior year
  • General ledger maintenance, review and analysis of accounts, including variance review and corrective actions as required
  • Assist in the review of consolidated financial reports, as well as participate in variance analysis discussions with senior management
  • Maintain schedules of the consolidated Federal Income tax accruals
  • Maintains Prepaid Expense amortization schedule and records monthly amortization journal entry
  • Maintain Fixed Assets schedule, insures the invoices are maintained in appropriate folder, and maintains monthly depreciation schedule
  • Reconcile specific Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss accounts and make correcting entries where necessary
  • Preparation of foreign currency cash flow
  • Update and issue monthly FX rates
  • Weekly calculation of intercompany accounts receivable buybacks
  • Monthly rate setup in ERP system
  • Monitors freight and handling accrual
  • Maintains external debt schedules and records monthly debt and interest expense
  • Prepares monthly Deferred Financing fees and uploads into ERP system
  • Maintains Retained Earnings roll forward related to all non-ERP companies
  • Prepares minority interest monthly calculation journal entry
  • Creates speed billing for intercompany accounts receivable buyback
  • Maintains global property insurance expense, related payments and intercompany responsibility
  • Maintains fixed asset roll forward on individual and consolidated company basis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required
  • 6+ years of general accounting experience within a large multi-national organization is required
  • 2 years of Public Accounting experience is required
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a big plus
  • Experience with large automated accounting systems (i.e. JD Edwards, MAS 200)

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