Senior Accountant

About the Opportunity

Our client is a premier New Jersey-based financial services firm, which includes a broker dealer and $1bn asset manager, and they are actively seeking a Senior Accountant to join their growing team. The right individual in this role will have broad exposure across this family-focused team, with colleagues who are incredibly friendly and easy to work with. They are currently operating in the office full-time.

The base pay for this position is $50 to $55 per hour. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing and accounting systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, commissions payouts, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Multi-state/multi-cost center payroll managed through ADP
  • Multi-state registrations
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates
  • Create and maintain employee files and monitor credentials for state compliance
  • Facilitate and record employee expense reimbursement process in Netsuite
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices
  • Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors
  • Efficiently process vendor invoices and maintain up to date system with proper coding
  • Vendor Management
  • Coordinate approval processes for all accounts payable invoices
  • Review payment schedules and identify issues
  • Ensure data accuracy
  • Prepare Journal Entries
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Perform Cash Reconciliation within accounting software – Netsuite
  • Prepare Cashflow Forecasts
  • Prepare inter-company reconciliations
  • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly management reports
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (accounting or finance)
  • 5-7 years of experience at a broker dealer / asset management firm or general financial industry experience
  • Hands-on experience with Netsuite accounting software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processes

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