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Senior Accountant

Company: Community Food Bank Of Nj
Location: Hillside
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

At the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, we employ a dedicated team with diverse talents, backgrounds, and perspectives united by one fundamental belief: that no one in our state should go hungry. Are you ready to make a career move that matters? CFBNJ is looking for passionate individuals to support our mission, enabling the distribution of millions of meals annually to more than 1,000 local community partners throughout 15 counties as we aim to ensure that all our neighbors have access to the food that they need to lead healthy and active lives. Our team works tirelessly for holistic solutions that connect struggling families with critical resources while addressing hunger's root causes through workforce development and public policy initiatives.Make a real difference for those in need as a Senior Accountant on our Finance team. You will support monthly financial operations, audit readiness and core financial reporting requirements. This role reports to the Controller. As a vital team member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, and paid vacation and sick time.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and/or review appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations.
  • Prepare and/or review journal entries.
  • Monitor and review financial transactions in the general ledger to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and analyze components of the monthly financial reporting package.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and controls to be more efficient and effective; support the documentation and implementation of new accounting policies/procedures.
  • Play a key role in the annual audit process.
  • Ensure all accounting tasks are performed correctly, according to GAAP and company policy.
  • Assist with the general accounting functions of the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.Essential Skills and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
    • CPA preferred, but not required.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience, public accounting and non-profit a plus.
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
    • Process mindset with a focus on continuous improvement.
    • Ability to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in a collaborative and deadline-oriented workplace.
    • Detailed oriented, analytical and highly organized.
    • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multi-task.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required. Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel, including creation and use of complex pivot tables, lookup functions, and other features for formatting, manipulating, and analyzing data. Proven proficiency with account and large data reconciliation.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP; experience preparing and analyzing financial statements and reports.
    • Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to financial accounting.
    • Experience with accounting and financial platforms (CERES, Concur, Salesforce a plus).

Keywords: Community Food Bank Of Nj, New York , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Hillside, New York

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