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Staff Accountant in Livingston, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a company is currently experiencing rapid growth and seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join the Finance & Accounting Team to assist in overseeing general accounting operations. As a Staff Accountant you will play a vital role in the monthly closing process, assist in accounts payable and accounts receivable processing and reconciling bank accounts and credit cards.

Salary: $50K-$55K

Position Overview: The Staff Accountant will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, demonstrated knowledge of technical and operational finance and accounting functions and advanced Excel skills. The right Staff Accountant maintaining timely, accurate financial records and performing financial analysis. The Staff Accountant must have a basic understanding of financial statements.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant: 

  • Handle general accounting, apply accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information
  • Analyze and reconcile all General Ledger accounts and bank statements to ensure financial information is accurate
  • Analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections          
  • Prepare monthly expense analyses and explain trends/variances
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and supporting schedules
  • 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
  • Assist with daily Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable responsibility when needed
  • Manage ad hoc projects as assigned by the VP of Finance or Controller

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant: 

  • 1 -3 years of relevant experience in accounting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel skills
  • Highly organized and motivated self-starter with good interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

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