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Senior Accountant

Fairfield, NJ

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Senior Accountant Job


Essex County


Global fashion retail manufacturer located in Essex County is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team. This is a newly-created position due to growth. The company offers tremendous growth potential as well as excellent benefits and work/life balance.


Job responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monthly and year-end closing process
  • Prepare accounts analysis and post journal entries including adequate supporting documentation and approvals
  • Prepare reconciliations for assigned accounts; follow up on reconciling items, resolve problems and clear issues in a timely manner
  • Handle gross receipts tax calculation and submission
  • Responsible for managing and tracking fixed assets
  • Responsible for booking payroll
  • Responsible for cash transfers, approvals and reporting
  • Assist in creating, monitoring, and documenting internal controls and processes
  • Manage relationships with company’s external auditors during annual audit process
  • Calculate commission and royalty payments for sales reps and inventors
  • Conduct ad hoc projects and analyses, and assist with other audits (tax, royalty, etc)


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA or pursuing CPA a plus
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and ERP experience
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience including assistance of monthly closing intercompany, financial statements, reconciliations and journal entries
  • Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple/conflicting priorities and deliverables
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