Senior Accountant, Lease Accounting & Contract Administration

  • Location
    Morristown, New Jersey
  • Salary
    $ 35 - $ 40
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849137_2802109
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is assisting our Morris County, New Jersey client in their search for a Senior Accounting in the Lease and Contracts area.  This will be a temporary role to start, but has strong potential to turn permanent for the right candidate.

Job Description:

  • Maintaining accurate information within the lease administration system
  • Evaluating and addressing application of ASC 842 lease accounting requirements for new and amended lease agreements in coordination with the general accounting department 
  • Engaging with Field Management to support and address need related to contract negotiations, reviewing and processing commission expense calculations and monthly rent payments.
  • Review all lease and school contracts to identify key contract terms and commitments
  • Assist with processing of contract obligations and commitments. 
  • Act as the liaison between Contract Administration and General Accounting with regards to ASC 842 accounting matters, including support of monthly close and SOX processes
  • Provide support and address audit requests stemming from internal, external and client audits.
  • Perform ad hoc w reporting and analysis as required by business needs.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • 3 - 5 years lease administration, audit, or public company accounting experience.
  • Direct experience with ASC 842 accounting guidance
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (advanced formulas, vlookup, pivot tables, etc.)
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