Accountant

  • location: West Chester, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year
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Accountant

job summary:
We are seeking a Staff Accountant who will contribute to the success of our clients by supporting the day-to-day financial operations and the monthly close process. The Staff Accountant position requires effective interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and be flexible to changing priorities. This position offers the opportunity to be in a "hands on" role within the accounting team and contribute by preparing monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, and assisting with the management reporting for key financial statement areas.

The ideal Staff Accountant will have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, the ability to perform responsibilities within tight deadlines, and an excellent working knowledge of finance and accounting practices in a corporate environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business
  • CPA or MBA preferred - Not Required
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel proficiency
 
location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports the financial statement close process, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations including, but not limited to, Cash, Operating Expense Accruals, Inter-company Eliminations, and Other Assets
  • Responsible for obtaining and validating financial information from subsidiaries; ensuring that subsidiary financial data is complete, accurate and properly eliminated
  • Invoices, records journal entries for, and reconciles inter-company transactions
  • Supports quarterly and year-end financial reporting and audit deliverables
  • Supports process improvements, elimination of redundancy, ad-hoc projects, implementation of systems and other duties as assigned to help scale with company growth
  • Responsible for ensuring that day-to-day controls for areas of responsibility are effective and operating as designed
  • As requested, may perform research and analysis on current, new or pending technical guidance as needed
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED:

  • Goal orientated and self-motivated; ability to work efficiently and productively in an intense, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; willingness to accept responsibility for projects/processes
  • Comfortable in an interrogative environment; embraces collaboration and open debate to solve problems and discuss challenging issues
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task are essential
 
qualifications:
REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business
  • CPA or MBA preferred - Not Required
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel proficiency
 
skills: Manufacturing Cost Acct
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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