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Corporate Accountant

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Hired by Matrix, Inc.
Corporate Accountant
Job Type:Contract
Job Location:Florham Park
New Jersey
Job Description:
Our client is the world's leading chemical company. With more than 110,000 employees, six affiliate sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. They combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation they enable customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life.
Job Description

The position resides within the Cash and Loan Group of the North America Accounting and Reporting team.

This individual ensures compliance with all accounting and reporting requirements of loan and interest accounting for the Company in North America.

This position supports the Accounting Supervisor, Corporate Accounting.

The position is involved in the regular reconciliation and analysis of various general ledger accounts in the areas of In-house banking and interest.

Additionally, the position will include supporting divestitures and acquisitions/integrations with respect to aspects of cash and loan accounting.

The position will also be responsible for monthly reporting and account analysis, monthly closing activities related to assigned legal entities and general support to the group in areas such as audit support, internal management reporting, year-end reporting, ad-hoc management requests and accounting research and documentation.
Responsibilities

Reconcile daily Global and Regional in-house bank accounts. Support third party bank reconciliation for North American companies as needed.

Analysis of the S/T & L/T financing account balances including Bond Activity, Intercompany & Third Party Debt, Interest Income & Expense among North American Companies and Foreign affiliates of the Company.

Monthly closing activities related to selected legal entities, including reporting into global reporting systems.

Support for special projects or ad hoc requests.

Provide backfill within the Cash and Loan group.

Monthly account analysis and journal entry processing for accounts assigned to the position.

Providing general support in areas such as internal management reporting, year-end financial package reporting, technical accounting research/documentation and providing support necessary to facilitate the Company satisfying external audit requirements.
Qualification

Bachelor's degree or higher, required. Degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA a plus.

Must have at least 5 years of relevant Accounting or finance experience.

Project management experience a plus.

Working knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS experience a plus.

Requires strong collaboration skills to allow for interaction with cross-functional teams.

Strong knowledge of SAP or other general ledger software highly desired.

Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point required.

Must be able to function effectively both individually and as part of team with minimal supervision.

Must demonstrate concern for all aspects of job, as well as accurately checking routine and non-routine processes to ensure all details are covered.

Requires strong analytical and organizational skills.

Must demonstrate ability to multi-task and adapt to change in order to meet tight deadlines.

Requires strong communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to effectively communicate with varying levels of management/personnel.

Must possess a strong work ethic with a high degree of tenacity that is applied with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.
Approx. Duration: 1 year
About Hired By Matrix
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 500 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. We prepare our clients to succeed in a changing marketplace by creating a custom pipeline of professionals and teams that are superbly matched to our clients' business functions and cultures.
We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, R & D, Engineering, Administrative and Light Industrial.
Founded 27 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients' most important assets.
Our team of expert account managers and recruiters collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. We also keep our clients informed of important industry trends. We use this information to build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals.
Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Hired by Matrix has a track record of delivering consultants that map precisely to the skills, expertise and company culture required. Our investment in recruiters, who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, has resulted in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business. This frees our clients to focus their time and efforts on higher value goals, such as creating more efficient processes, optimizing their human resources, or enhancing productivity.
We also bring a human touch to managing and motivating our consultants, from the initial recruitment process and candidate presentation, to monitoring their progress throughout the life of the assignment.
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a WBENC-certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE); and CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group. HbM is also WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business) Certified.
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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