Accounting Supervisor

Warren, NJ

Job Description:

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities


· Oversee day-to-day functions in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Accounting

· Document and enhance the monthly financial close and review process, and other financial processes.

· Guide financial decisions by monitoring and enforcing accounting and internal control policies and procedures.

· Prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual internal financial reporting packages.

· Supervise year-end independent audit engagement including preparation of annual draft financial statements and footnotes in conjunction with the company’s independent auditors.

· Actively participate in annual budgeting processes, along with monthly forecast updates.

· Interface with the company’s independent accounting firm in the preparation of all Federal, State and Local Tax Returns and related tax planning.

· Recruit, develop, and trains a qualified accounting and finance team.

· Ensure all Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled and detailed on a monthly basis

· Review and evaluate operating results, communicate key financial and operational issues to enhance business performance.

· Assist Ownership with financial and insurance matters as needed.

· Involvement with special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

· Candidate must be able to demonstrate expertise in generally accepted accounting principles, in-depth knowledge of accounting processes, procedures, controls and systems.

· Experience in a consumer goods related company with sales to large national retail chains.

· Prior experience in public accounting is a plus.

· Strong analytical skillset and effective communication skills both verbally and written are necessary.

· Candidate must demonstrate the ability to initiate change and drive improvement in accounting policies and practices, as well as, business processes and procedures.

· Individual should be a self-starter.

· Experience with building interactive financial excel spreadsheets and financial models a plus. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in standard IT tools, along with significant experience in an ERP systems environment.

· Candidate must demonstrate leadership skills, with an appropriately assertive, customer-oriented approach.

· Outstanding interpersonal skills are critical in order to work effectively across all levels of the organization.

· Experience with international manufacturing in countries such as China a plus.

· Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly dynamic entrepreneurial work environment.

· Candidate should have at least 5 years or more of work related experience.