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Senior Accountant

Company: Miele
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

It's a good time to be with Miele!--

The function supports the head of accounting to efficiently manage all accounting, external reporting and tax related tasks utilizing a highly integrated SAP solution in a fast-growing privately-owned company. The role is a local key position, embedded in Miele's international accounting network. It requires excellent spoken and written communication skills and acts in Miele's successful fast-growing US sales and service organization.
Next to standard activities related to monitoring, account reconciliations, preparation of analyses and reports, posting of journal entries, support during period closings and audits, the main aspects of success of this role are to be self-sufficient, accurate and on time with assigned tasks and being responsive and approachable to stakeholders in the organization as well as vendors or consultants.
One of the main purposes of the accounting organization is to provide meaning full, accurate and on time data in SAP in a highly automated environment which helps the organization to derive proper conclusions to further growth.
The position is expected to continuously look after and address development opportunities for processes, skills, or tools to support our efforts for continuous improvement over time. Miele will provide ongoing training, continued education if required, introduction of new tasks or projects or other support as the need may be.
The position acts kindly and respectful to others and supports collaboration with colleagues and business partners and can expect the same in return.
Essential Functions:

  • Maintain General ledger accounts, enter journal entries and analyze discrepancies
  • Maintaining prepayment schedules, including monthly adjustments
  • Support the head of accounting in coordinating tasks with local and global share service resources
  • Maintaining marketing accrual ledger, reviewing current spent against budget and proposing adjustments to existent accruals in collaboration with controlling department
  • Maintaining insurance database and support annual insurance review and coverage with external brokers, incl. ensuring timely and accurate payment
  • Handling insurance claims, timely submission to lawyers and follow up
  • Reviewing fraud charge backs, analyzing fraud cases for reasons, and proposing adjustments to set/ adjust fraud related rules during order processing
  • Submission of fraud chargeback disputes, maintaining database and timely follow up
  • File Sales Taxes for all states, reviewing sales tax credits for proper documentation and clarifying sales tax issues with external tax consultant or Vertex
  • Filing statutory annual reports, renewing state business licenses
  • Responding to Business Surveys, submitting relevant information to States and Agencies
  • Support head of accounting during special projects
  • Supporting during the annual audit and tax return preparation by providing reconciliations, documentations and coordinating
  • Maintain Fixed Assets, including asset creation, disposal and reporting
    Qualifications include:
    • SAP Experience--preferred (CRM & ERP)
    • Public Accounting experience preferred
    • Accounting degree with 5+ years of experience
    • MBA or CPA preferred
    • Capability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
    • Detail-Oriented and timely follow-up mentality
    • Self-disciplined and capable of identifying and completing tasks independently and with a sense of urgency
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent Computer skills (SAP, Excel, Word and Power Point)
      Working conditions:
      Miele maintains an employee friendly work environment with flexible remote work opportunities in combination to work in a professional and state of the art office environment.
      This role routinely utilizes modern office equipment that enable to work form different locations in a growing digitalized environment.

      Why you might like working here:
      • You love autonomy and the accountability for results
      • You like working for a family run company, market leader in the premium domestic appliance.
      • You like working for a company that believes in the aspiration to do-- it forever better and to be forever better
      • A competitive compensation package
      • 100% covered Life and long-term disability insurance
      • Wellness discounts on medical premiums
      • 401k with company match
      • Generous Employee Purchase program
      • Wellness and volunteer Programs
      • Engaging Employee Activities
        What does it take for a family run company to become world market leader in the premium domestic appliance and commercial machine segment?-- It takes more than offering average products, run-of-the-mill service or short-sighted actions.-- It also requires the aspiration to do it forever better and to be forever better.-- This stance accounts for a good working environment at Miele and the success of our products.
        Our colleagues can rest assured that those who live up to our standards of quality and professionalism grow personally and professionally.-- No matter if they are at entry levels or managers.--
        Miele asks a lot of its employees.-- They are expected to develop and manufacture worldwide market premium products that are 'Immer Besser'.-- In return, they receive the most valuable thing Miele can give them: that they themselves become 'Immer Besser' - in all of their professional and personal abilities.----
        'Immer Besser' is therefore an entrepreneurial success principle from which customers and employees benefit in equal measure.-- We call this principle 'MAKE IT BETTER.-- BE BETTER'.--
        ------Miele is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports and enforces a drug-free workplace.-- EOE/AA:M/F/D/V

Keywords: Miele, Trenton , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Princeton, New Jersey

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