General Accountant

AP Professionals
June 8, 2018
Job Type


The General Accountant is responsible for meeting deadlines for the monthly close process and directly supporting the Manager, Financial Processes with the overall control environment.

Successful candidate will demonstrate effective experience in the following key areas:

  • Working with diverse teams
  • Understanding effective internal control environment in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley
  • General accounting in accordance with US GAAP and effective financial reporting processes

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis
  • Provide backup to the Senior Payroll Analyst – fully cross trained on payroll processes
  • Assist with internal and external audits by taking a lead in preparation/coordination
  • Prepare and review Sales & Use Tax filings
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and corporate internal control polices
  • Work closely with the Manager, Financial Processes to develop world class internal controls
  • Promote best practices by suggesting and driving improvements to existing processes
  • Provide analysis and support to finance and operations leadership to ensure proper controls and business management
  • Support general accounting administration – check deposits, delegation forms


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience (preferably in public accounting or a manufacturing environment)
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills
  • Must have some experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP)
  • CPA preferred
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