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Senior Accountant in Wayne, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Wayne, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client is a widely recognized commercial real estate, seeking a full-time Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will support the team in critical analyses of financial activities as well as timely and accurate financial reporting and close processes.


Position Overview:
 The Senior Accountant will assist the Director of Financial Accounting in all aspects of accounting, accounting policy and financial reporting. The Senior Accountant is responsible for entering all revenues and expenses into the financial record keeping system. The Senior Accountant will need to have a high level of understanding of the operation of the business unit to which he/she is assigned, through continual communication with superiors, business unit department heads, and business analysts.

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant: 

  • Perform and manage all month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries 
  • Reconcile for various balance sheets, income statement accounts, and review of month-end results against forecast
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements monthly and report on variances versus plan and prior forecast
  • Coordinate and resolve various issues with other departments such as AP, AR, Payroll, Operations and FP&A
  • Assist with development and documentation of business processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned

Qualifications for the Senior Accountant: 

  • 3 -5 years of relevant experience in accounting
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting concepts
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license a plus, but not required

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (or related) field from an accredited College or University

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