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Accountant II
Ref No.: 18-08718
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Job Description: **CPA required. Analytical and business improvement process oriented.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for analyzing financial transactions, reports and records relative to accounting and finance functions, as well as verifying the accuracy of journals and other accounting records.
Responsibilities:
1. Performs general ledger account reconciliation of various P&L and balance sheet account
balances to assure compliance to accounting policies and procedures.
2. Prepares routine and non-routine journal entries, reallocations and other adjustment
transactions for financial month end close.
3. Analyze designated monthly entries. Investigate and identify any unusual items to ensure
amounts being reported are proper.
4. Assist internal and external auditors with financial, operational, and procedural audits.
5. Accountable for providing schedules and analysis that support the financial statements.
6. Provide analytical support to validate the financial statement line items as needed.
7. Prepare quarterly and annuals financial statements and packages for the Board of Directors and its sub-committees and the regulators.

Compliance Statement:
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the laws, regulations and policies that pertain to the organizational unit's business and conforms with these laws, regulations and policies in carrying out the accountabilities of the job.

Education/Experience:
1. Requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
2. CPA required
3. Requires a minimum of three to five years of experience in accounting, preferably in health care
industry.

Knowledge:
1. Requires knowledge of accounting analysis and financial reporting.
2. Requires knowledge of general accounting principles and methods.
3. Requires advanced knowledge of personal computers and applicable software.
4. Requires knowledge of mainframe applications.
5. Prefers knowledge of People Soft general ledger systems.
Skills and Abilities:
1. Requires strong analytical skills.
2. Requires the ability to work independently and coordinate projects.
3. Requires strong oral and written communication skills.
4. Requires the ability to research and resolve problems through interaction with company wide
personnel.
5. Requires to work independently and exercise sound business judgment.

Special Licenses and Certifications:
CPA required

Client of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. and any other protected class as required by federal, state or local law.