Cost Accountant (19-00539) – NJ – Woodcliff Lake

The Job Title for this role is Senior Staff Accountant

2-3 month assignment

This individual has a broad responsibility of accounting and financial reporting for the corporate accounting function of *** The responsibilities include:

• Performing monthly closing of corporate books and records including posting of journal entries
• Maintaining SAP General Ledger and Chart of Accounts
• Reconciling all intercompany billings and charges
• Performing account reconciliations
• Reconciliation of license and royalty accruals and payments received from third parties
• Computing Bonus, PTO and Long-term Incentive Compensation accruals
• Responsible for Consolidation of Financial Statements of North American Client entities
• Performing U.S. GAAP to IFRS conversions and Financial Reporting in STRAVIS to Parent company in Japan
• Managing the J-SOX process for Internal Controls over Accounting and Financial Reporting
• Interfaces with external and internal auditors
• Compiling monthly Financial Statements for Client Foundation
• Special projects as needed

This position reports directly to the Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting and will work alongside a corporate accountant and provide oversight and review of his work.

Required Skill Sets
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a good working knowledge of U.S. GAAP
• Min 3-7 years’ experience. Pharma industry highly preferred.
• Understanding of consolidations and elimination entries, including foreign currency translations
• Knowledge of how to navigate within SAP is essential.
• Must have excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
• Ability to interact with all levels of management, including executives

The must haves are
• Degree in accounting
• knowledge of SAP General Ledger and prior experience in a book close process
• Experience in consolidations
• Excel
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