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Senior Accountant

SGS North America • Rutherford, NJ

Posted 5 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Environmental, Manufacturing
Accounting

Job Description

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries, and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.
Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
SGS is much more than just a place to work. It's a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and grow.
Job Summary:The Senior Accountant will assist the Finance Group with daily, monthly, and annual financial requirements of consolidation, reporting and financial systems support
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Create and prepare monthly consolidated reporting package
  • Update, prepare and create monthly reports
  • Prepare monthly consolidated account analysis and commentary
  • Maintain details of fixed asset subsidiary schedules and reconcile same to G/L monthly
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of Inter Company balances with affiliates each month
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform accounting for North America Holding & Information Technology throughout each month and at months end
  • Perform monthly sub-ledger reconciliation (i.e. AR, AP, FA, etc)
  • Compilation of annual budget and monthly forecast package and commentary, including swings analysis
  • Maintaining proper accruals and prepaid balances
  • Maintain capital lease schedules and payments
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Provide assistance to management in preparation/consolidation of annual budget package
  • Coordination of annual physical inventories of fixed assets and recording of necessary adjusting entries
  • Prepare required supporting schedules and documentation for external and internal auditors in their review
  • Assist business unit in understanding financials provided
  • Additional ad-hoc, special projects

Job Requirements


Educational & Technical Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 3 years of general accounting experience
  • High proficiency in the use of MS Excel, Word and MS Access
  • Oracle and Hyperion experience preferred
  • Strong ability to multi task
  • Ability to work extended hours and travel when required
Additional Information:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability. 
Job ID: 044393
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