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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Jersey City, New Jersey


There's currently a vacancy at a thriving Sporting Industries company for an experienced Senior Accountant on a permanent basis in the Jersey City, New Jersey area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, monthly payroll accruals and journal entries, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance. In addition to a strong compensation and benefits package, this position offers a great long-term potential. We are seeking an individual with exemplary analytical skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment in order to support the continued success of the company. This Senior Accountant role is located in Jersey City, New Jersey on a hybrid basis.. Currently mainly remote.

How you will make an impact

  • Prepare monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

  • Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Prepare payroll journal entries and payroll accruals


  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA or parts passed

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • BA/BS in Accounting

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadline

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