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Staff Accountant in Paterson, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Paterson, NJ
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client is a mid-size, well established NJ firm, with a diverse client base. They are seeking a full-time Staff Accountant to join their office in Paterson, New Jersey.  

Salary: $45K-$60K

Position Overv
iew: The Staff Accountant will report to the Manager of Accounting. They should demonstrate knowledge of technical and operational finance and accounting functions. The ideal Staff Accountant will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the General Ledger and preparing monthly financial statements, in accordance with GAAP.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant: 

  • Maintain general ledger; summarize financial information for preparing financial statements and other statements
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes if necessary
  • Assist with daily Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable responsibility when needed          
  • Work with various areas of the business to develop optimal procedures and support internal control documentation of these processes- Assist in quarterly/annual consolidation process
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • Prepare monthly expense analyses and explain trends/variances
  • Partner cross functionally with several teams to build partnerships and increase the effectiveness of the team
  • Responsible for any additional ad-hoc projects, and/or misc. responsibilities
  • Handle account analysis, reporting, month end close, budgeting, and cash receipts

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant: 

  • 0 – 3 years of relevant experience in accounting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel skills and preferred experience with ERP systems
  • Keen attention to detail and time management
  • Posses strong work ethic and pays attention to detail

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

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