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Senior Accountant

  • Ref: 306197
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Parsippany, NJ
  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Acts as a vital part in the company's financial management which includes all account reconciliations and preparing reporting package on monthly/quarterly/year-end basis. Supports accounting activities including month-end close, posting journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation, and reporting.

Company Information

Medical Device

Job Duties

  • Supports financial close process and assist in the preparation of various reporting packs including intercompany reconciliation and corporate consolidation packs.
  • Manages fixed assets schedule including projection of fixed asset purchase and disposal. 
  • Proper record keeping and analysis and internal controls over fixed asset including lease instruments.
  • Performs reporting and analysis of inventory, cost of goods sold and margin analysis. 
  • Supports annual physical inventory count and monitoring of cycle count results. 
  • Analyze and explains variances to management. 
  • Assist in monitoring inventory obsolescence provisions for budget and forecasts, setting standard costs factors, monitoring inventory turnover and other metrics.
  • Assists in analyzing manufacturing operations costs, allocation of costs, variance analysis and inventory valuation. 
  • Maintains proper set up and controls regarding product costing including bill of materials, labor and overhead standard costs
  • Supports preparation and analysis of performance metrics, including daily/weekly/monthly tracking of production performance. 
  • Explains manufacturing variance and income statement variances, provide decision support.
  • Performs account analysis to provide insightful understanding of financial results vs targets, including margin analysis by product line.
  • Supports implementation of internal controls and process improvements across accounting and finance operations.
  • Assists in preparation of documentation of reconciliation procedures and any new accounting policy implementation.
  • Applies critical thinking, identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies and suggests appropriate corrective procedures.
  • Assists in ensuring proper compliances with respective state and federal authority for sales, use and property taxes.
  • Prepares process documentation and work instructions.
  • Participates or leads implementation of finance-related technology projects and process improvement initiatives.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required 

Experience & Skills Required

  • 5+ years of experience required, some of which includes previous manufacturing or distribution accounting.
  • Excel (advanced proficiency – pivot tables, VLookup and macros), Access, Business Objects, manufacturing ERP application.
  • Expert knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS

Certifications

CPA a +