Sr Accountant


Job ID 18-00265

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Parsippanny, NJ

Description

Position Purpose or Objective
The Accountant is responsible for handling day to day bookkeeping and maintain up to date the financial reports and records. This position is also in charge of reviewing and controlling the costs of production.
 

Major Areas of Responsibility
-Perform monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities including but not limited to:
-Plans and collect data to determine costs of business activity.
-Prepares and maintains GL monthly journal entries with sufficient support documentations.
-Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
-Conduct month-end and year-end close process.
-Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
-Prepares budget and financial forecasts.
-Support the Consolidation process
-Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
-Keeps information confidential and secure them with database backups.
-Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.



Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to work with minimal supervision
-Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with key decision makers
-Strong analytical skills and ability to understand business and financial implications of contracts
-Self-directed
-Ability to manage multiple tasks
-Ability to meet deadlines
-Advanced Excel skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
-SAP Knowledge required Education and Experience
-Minimum BA or BS in Accounting required
-Minimum 5 years of Pharmaceutical Generic Products preferred Physical Demands
-This position requires the employee to routinely use a computer and telephone.
-Ability and willingness to work additional hours as required by business needs Work Environment
-General office environment