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Staff Accountant (# 5969)

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Job Description

"US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”

Title: Staff Accountant

Location: Holmdel, NJ / Albany, NY / Rochester, NY / Melbourne, FL (HYBRID)

Job Type: 12+ months contract (Long term)


Our Engineering & Design Client is seeking a Staff Accountant III to join their team! This position requires a detail-oriented finance professional with a strong account analysis and reporting background who will be able to provide accounting support for a high transaction and fast-paced environment. This Staff Accountant III accountant will support the Assistant Controller with general ledger, SOX compliance, external audits and State & Local taxes. 


The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing:

  • Prepare journal entries, financial analyses, and month-end close process.
  • Develop Financial schedules and complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Research differences and proactively ensure complete and timely resolution.
  • Ensuring SOX Compliance by reviewing adequate supporting documentation, approval by management, general ledger coding (overhead/billable) and accurate posting in ERP.
  • Complete monthly/quarterly sales and use tax preparation for multiple entities.
  • Assist with the corporate premises and equipment lease database, update lease schedules in accordance with GAAP ASC842 monthly and prepare journal entry.
  • Provides support as needed to internal and external auditors and examiners.
  • Assists with FAR overhead schedule, analysis, reporting and audit.
  • Support DOT indirect cost rate submissions.
  • Complete ad hoc reports as requested by Controller or other internal stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field required.
  • 5+ years related experience in general ledger, financial reporting and account analysis required.
  • ERP experience required, BST Global preferred.
  • Microsoft Office project suite experience required as well as knowledge of advanced Excel functions (V lookups, Pivot tables, Macros).
  • Ability to multi-task, critical thinking and problem-solving skills while maintaining an effective, positive relationship with team members.
  • High attention to detail and level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Must demonstrate the highest standards of personal and professional integrity and character and promote ethical business behavior throughout the company.
  • Willing to adapt to change, curious about innovation and modernization in a dynamic workplace environment.

A reasonable, good faith estimate of the minimum and maximum salary on this position is $90K to $96K/year.

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