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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Senior Acct
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  • Expiry Date: 14 July 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2159038_1623705494

Job Number: 2159038

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Newark

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Brief summary.

Our Newark area based client has a need for a Senior Accountant to come on board on a contract-to-hire basis. You will be responsible for AP, AR, purchasing, bank reconciliations, accounting research and ad hoc work as assigned.


  • Maintain vendor records through the Purchasing module

  • Maintain Purchase Orders

  • Research and correspond with vendors for quotes or competitive bids; prepare comparative reports for analysis.

  • Identify and resolve potential purchasing problems; ensure timely and accurate product delivery; maintain vendor relationships especially regarding status of purchase orders.

  • Record cash receipts and credit card transactions

  • Post revenues by verifying the source codes

  • Generation and reconciliation of Grants and Receivable reports

  • Assist with payroll, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, accounting research, and other accounting activities as needed


  • Knowledge of GAAP

  • 3+ years experience as a senior accountant

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Newark

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