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Senior Accountant in Hackensack, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a prestigious law firm in the Teaneck area and a great place to work, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow the firm's established accounting processes
  • Support cash receipts activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of entry and reporting
  • Prepare and record entries to the general ledger
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Support collection activities and monitor client accounts receivable balances
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations and schedules of all balance sheet accounts
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Provide monthly budget reports and analysis of transactions impacting budgets
  • Respond to inquiries and ad-hoc analysis
  • Manage accounting department in absence of Chief Accounting Officer


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 3+ years' experience in accounting or related field
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, policies and practices
  • Understanding of income statements, balance sheets, general ledger, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
  • Experience with 3E accounting and billing system
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor while engaged in stressful situations