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Senior Tax Accountant / Assistant Controller

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Saddle River, NJ
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 12, 2019
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Senior Tax Accountant / Assistant Controller

Saddle River, NJ


Company Snapshot:

My client is a well established organization that is the pinnacle in the capital equipment manufacturing world. They are experiencing consistent growth and looking for the next generation of leadership. They truly believe in work life balance, offer outstanding benefits, competitive pay, and value their employees. Apply immediately to be considered for this outstanding opportunity.


Position Responsibilities :

  • Specialize in preparing complex business tax returns
  • Specialize in reviewing individual and business tax returns and tax plans
  • Leads the monthly financial statement close process, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely in accordance with US GAAP as well as analyzing and reviewing financial statements and variances
  • Experience in Audits, Reviews and Compilations is a plus
  • Uphold a culture of strong financial compliance & controls
  • Maintain reporting deadlines across all businesses, including mid-month, month-end, semi-annual and annual
  • Perform month-end general ledger close activities including accruing expenses, preparing, reviewing and recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger and sub-ledger accounts and other analysis
  • Prepare, review and analyze balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations
  • Provide guidance and support to the CFO
  • Provide audit support and assist in the compilation of information to external auditors
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems such as SYSPRO
  • Assist the ERP system. Serve as the subject matter expert in the accounting system and its processes by assisting in the implementation and maintenance of controls and other ancillary system upgrades
  • Reviews and develops policies and procedures to ensure SOX compliance
  • Work with internal businesses to ensure department compliance

Professional Profile: 

  • Bachelors Degree in either Accounting or Finance is required
  • CPA and/or MST preferred
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years’ experience in taxation
  • Financial Statement Experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP

  • Strong aptitude for problem solving, technical work, analytics, and research
  • Professional writing and verbal skills
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills