Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Salary
    $ 26 - $ 29
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849137_2793486
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Accounting Principals is searching for a Staff Accountant for a leading organization in Essex County, New Jersey.  This is a temporary role to start with strong potential to turn permanent for the right candidate.

Job Description:

  • Account and bank reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing and posting journal entries
  • Preparing and submitting schedule of fixed assets along with corresponding journal entries
  • P&L analysis
  • Assisting with financial statement preparation
  • Assisting with month, quarter and year end close
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years of experience as a Staff Accountant
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v look ups)
  • Deadline oriented
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical mindset and problem solving mentality


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