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Corporate Staff Accountant
GAF • Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Posted 26 days ago
GAF is searching for an experienced Staff Accountant to join the team. Our flourishing department is seeking someone with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. As a core member of our team, you would need to possess proficient time management and organization skills with the ability to work within a fast-paced atmosphere. Having the ability to exercise professional judgment along with an eagerness to learn new things while remaining positive is key to the success of our associate. Having strong communication skills in addition to being well-organized, detail-oriented and having the ability to adapt to changes as needed is essential. This role will be able to offer growth, the opportunity to learn new systems and advance your career.
A day in the life would entail the following:
Prepare journal entries and process accounting data including monthly equalization and allocation processes
Analyze and reconcile intermediate and multi-currency bank accounts and other account analysis
Support the accounting team in close processes and general accounting functions. Specific areas of focus could include fixed asset processing and capital expenditure accounting, payroll posting processes and withholding account reconciliations, leased equipment allocations with associated lease accounting entries
Gather and manipulate data to facilitate analysis with supporting documentation
Prepare process documentation for review by senior members of the team. Incorporate such feedback into documents and maintain an organized database of reference materials with the support of the Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager
Provide support to plant accountants and various other departments within the company
Support and advance various projects including design, planning, and implementation of process improvements
We’re looking for people who have:
Knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
Analytical and statistical familiarity
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
2 - 4 years of experience within an Accounting or Finance environment, public accounting experience would be preferred
Microsoft Excel and Word. People Soft software would be a plus
CPA certification or actively pursuing