Senior Accountant

US-NJ-Somerset
1 month ago
Job System ID
2017-4969
Min. Exp.(Yrs)
5

Overview

William Demant, a leading global company in hearing healthcare is currently seeking a Senior Accountant in Somerset, NJ.  William Demant is the umbrella for a number of independent companies including Oticon Inc. within hearing care and treatment of hearing loss.

 

The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accurate and timely accounting and reporting.  This person will also support various process improvement projects and corporate initiatives for the Accounting Department. This position is expected to perform at a high level of accountability and reliability of work.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain accounting process and procedures to improve efficiency
  • Reconcile general ledger and prepare monthly financial statements
  • Monitor and record inventory usage
  • Review, analyze and reconcile general ledger account balances monthly
  • Balance Sheet & P&L Variance analysis performed on a monthly basis
  • Assist with implementation and maintenance of department goals, policies, and operating procedures
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of various complex business processes and understand their impact on various transactional systems and related accounting.  Where automation is lacking, ensure manual processes with proper controls and documentation exist to support accounting
  • Prepare and/or review journal entries to support accurate and timely accounting month-end close.  This includes reviewing transactional sources and verification of system interfaces where applicable to ensure data integrity



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years working in the Accounting/Finance field
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (manipulation and creation of Pivot Tables and utilization of V-Lookups & Sum-Ifs)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, proactive, and results driven

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with documenting business process flows strongly preferred
  • Experience working with IT to develop requirements and test technology solutions a plus
  • Must possess strong analytical ability and experience manipulating data sets to identify anomalies
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics (AX, Navision) or similar accounting packages
  • Experience with a short month-end closing procedure and managing workload with quick turnaround time
  • Experience working in a company that has many entities under one umbrella. Familiar with recharging expenses between entities and balancing intercompany transactions.

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