• Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/13/2019 1:18 PM)
    Job System ID
    2019-7377
  • Overview

    The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting.  This person will also support various process improvement projects and corporate initiatives for the Accounting & Finance Department. This role entails providing accurate reports, which can be used to identify trends, making positive business decisions & recommending actions to management. This position is expected to perform at a high level of accountability and reliability of work.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Month end financial reporting, including a consolidated financial statement
    • Ad Hoc Analysis for executive management
    • Analyze current and past trends in various KPI metrics
    • Improve business performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies
    • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
    • Conduct business studies on past and future performance and develop forecast models
    • Develop and maintain accounting process and procedures to improve efficiency
    • Reconcile general ledger and prepare monthly financial statements
    • 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
    • Prepare and/or review account reconciliations.  Research exceptions and coordinate with other department such as IT, Accounting, Finance, and commercial business groups

    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
    • 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.
    • Experience with Excel Macros

    Demant is a world-leading hearing healthcare group that  for more than a century has played a vital part in developing  innovative technologies and know-how to help improve  people’s hearing and health. In every aspect, from hearing  devices, hearing implants and diagnostic equipment to  intelligent audio solutions and hearing care all over the world, Demant is active and engaged.

     

    The Demant Group operates in a global market with companies  in more than 30 countries, employs more than 14,500 staff  and generates annual revenue of DKK 14 billion (approx. 2.1 billion USD). Our products  are sold in more than 130 countries.

     

    The Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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