Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Moonachie, New Jersey
  • Salary
    $ 55000 - $ 65000
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals has partnered with a Moonachie, New Jersey based company in their search to hire a Staff  Accountant.  This is a direct hire position that will report directly to the Controller.  The company has experienced continued growth and is looking to add to their existing staff.  Good opportunity to join a collaborative team that treats one another like family!  Please note that this role is 100% on-site.  This position also requires someone who can maintain confidentiality.  

Job Details:

  • Record journal entries for payroll, deposits, and sales.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial management reports.
  • Assist the Controller in analyzing financial performance versus forecast and budget, investigate variances and communicate findings.
  • Participate in the preparation of corporate budgets and forecasts.
  • Identify, analyze and present business opportunities/improvements that positively impact financial results.
  • Assist in the implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
  • Enter accounts receivable invoices into portals.
  • Enter commissions for the Sales Department.
  • File sales tax.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller.
  • Prepare and submit state sales tax returns.
  • Submit to payroll service all pertinent information for both hourly and salaried employees.
  • Reconcile bank accounts and checks
  • Reconcile accounts receivable and accounts payable invoices.
  • Process Company 401k.
  • Assist external auditors with year-end audit.
  • Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Three to five years of related experience.
  • Understanding of fundamental GAAP principles
  • The ability to manipulate spreadsheets within Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Respect for the confidential nature of the position and the ability to ensure departmental cooperation with the same.
  • This position will offer an annual salary of $55,000-$65,000 dependent upon experience.  Well-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by sending your resume to



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