Overview

Job Location:
New Providence, NJ

Job Description

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will focus on controllership responsibilities for liabilities across Company, including compensation and benefits accounting. Looking for someone that will be a critical team member in the overall success of the finance and accounting team. The qualified candidate will interact with finance/accounting and cross-functional teams across the Company. Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to, the following:

Key Responsibilities:
• Prepare accounting records that are accurate, complete, timely and in accordance with US GAAP and internal policies
• Responsible for the monthly closing process, which includes the timely completion and review of:
o Monthly account reconciliations for all key areas / accounts
o Journal entries
o Monthly fluctuation analysis and report on variances versus budget and prior periods
• Provide key financial information and support
• Lead and support accounting for critical compensation and benefits accounting items
• Liaise cross-functionally on compensation and benefits
• Ensure appropriate treatment of leases under the new lease accounting standard
• Support external reporting function with preparing footnote disclosures
• Assist in providing requested information to internal auditors
• Guide management allocations across entities
• Assist with meeting external financial statement requirements
• Drive process improvement initiatives to create efficiencies and reduce timeframes for deliverables in the financial close and reporting processes
• Coordinate with external auditors as a key contact for audit requests and other third-party service providers
• Ensure all work complies with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
• Streamline and improve existing processes and controls
• Track key accounting and reporting issues for consideration
• Provide coaching and guidance to staff
• Stay abreast of best practices in application of accounting guidelines
• Partner with other teams/departments on special projects and ad hoc requests

Key Competencies Required
Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in accounting
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
• Big 4 accounting firm and/or public company experience
• 10-12+ years of related work experience
• Strong working knowledge of US GAAP requirements, including the new lease accounting standard and compensation and benefits accounting
• Experience with internal controls compliance
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• Healthcare experience is a plus
• Workday experience is a plus
Personal:
• Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the organization to influence cross-functional teams
• Proven leadership skills with ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple priorities, communicate progress and execute effectively
• Exercises sound judgment
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and accomplish goals
• Self-motivated, independent, and resourceful while demonstrating the highest level of integrity
• Attention to detail and strong work ethic
• Strong business partner to others in the organization
• Ability to gain the confidence and respect of management and staff through attributes such as professionalism and positive attitude
• Process oriented with strong ability to organize and manage projects
• Challenges existing processes and always looks to improve and find efficiencies

Benefits*

  • A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people

  • Outstanding growth opportunities

  • Time Off

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance

  • 401K plan with company matching contribution

  • Cash Bonus Programs

  • Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams

  • Other Perks & Discounts

  • Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)

*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only ​

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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