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Staff Accountant

Company: Accounting Now
Location: Cranbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Name of Position: Staff Accountant

Position Reports to: Assistant Controller

General Summary:
The Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining payable ledgers, inter-company transactions, fixed assets, payroll, general ledgers and inventory. This includes preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and detailed reports to ensure the records properly maintained. This position requires attention to details, accuracy, analytical ability and strong figure aptitude. This individual should have the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines, and work independently with minimal supervision.
Duties and Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Accounts Payable:

Create/maintain/reconcile vendor accounts
Receive, scan and verify invoices via Workflow
Match vendor invoices to support purchases orders and receiving documents
Process commission/employee reimbursement reports
Verify coding and transactions comply with company policies and procedures
Enter invoices/credits/expense reports into the system and maintain electronic/manual filing of invoices
Process payments/manage check run/ACH/wire transfers and refund checks
Resolve invoice discrepancies
Correspond with vendors and respond to any queries

Inter-Company Transactions:

Enter invoices/credits into the system
Prepare loan payment and interest entries
Maintain/reconcile inter-company payable and loan accounts
Prepare monthly reporting package for intercompany transactions

Accounts Receivable:

Post daily Paypal files
Issue Paypal and credit card refunds for e-commerce accounts
Clear e-commerce customer balances

Fixed Assets:

Enter purchases/disposals into the system
Run monthly depreciations
Maintain/reconcile asset ledgers


Verify hours of work and pay code in ADP
Maintain time off records
Assist with insurance issues
Post monthly insurance invoices in SAP
Upload bi-weekly payroll files

Cash/General Ledger/Month-End Close:

Bank reconciliations
Post bank entries for bank and credit card charges, account and wire transfers, cleared checks and ACH payments
Prepaid/accrual schedules
Sales and use tax return filing and clearing of payments
Maintain/reconcile general ledger accounts
Assist in all areas of general accounting
Assist with annual audit
Prepare Reporting package


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Skills and knowledge:

Strong general accounting background
Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
Team player with the ability to work independently
Demonstrate strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and SAP


Minimum 3 years experience in Accounts Payable and General Accounting is required
Experience with SAP is necessary

Keywords: Accounting Now, Trenton , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cranbury, New Jersey

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