Accounting & Finance

Junior Staff Accountant Full Time

Junior Staff Accountant


Work under the supervision of the Accounting Manager.  Provide financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts; preparing reports.

Junior Accountant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains financial records by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
  • Maintain supporting schedules for various general ledger accounts
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Provides financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Identify and resolve financial discrepancies.  Correct errors by posting adjusting journal entries as needed.
  • Serve as a backup to accounts payable – recording payables and issuing checks as needed
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit monthly reporting packages
  • Reconcile bank accounts (daily and monthly) by gathering and balancing information as needed.
  • Review data to ensure that proper procedures are being followed


Junior Accountant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in accounting, business, finance, math, or a related field
  • One year of accounting experience, which can be gained from an internship position or previous employment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Skills – Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Coordination, Thoroughness, Objectivity, Driven, Self-motivated, Goal-oriented,
  • Able to complete work to deadlines with little direct supervision
  • Strong critical thinking and mathematical reasoning skills


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Job Overview

  • City: Wayne
  • State: New Jersey
  • Area: Accounting & Finance
  • Experience: Entry Level
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