Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Newark, NJ
COMPENSATION: $65k - $75k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jun 3, 2024

Our client, a well-known family-owned business, is seeking an entry-level Staff Accountant to join their team. The company operates on a hybrid schedule, with 3 days onsite and 2 remote.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$65k – $75k

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing general ledger accounting and assisting in the preparation and presentation of monthly financial statements.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • The Staff Accountant will assist in the preparation of financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system
  • The Staff Accountant will prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files and reconciling accounts
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes if necessary
  • The Staff Accountant will perform bank reconciliations
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • The Staff Accountant protects the organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • Solid internship experience
  • Desire to pursue CPA
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and vlookups)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 143852