Job #1557: Junior Accountant - New Brunswick, NJ (2-16-21)

Job Title

Junior Accountant


New Jersey


Commensurate with experience

Position Description

The Junior Accountant books revenue and expenses to the company accounting system via A/R invoices, A/P transactions and General Journal entries.  The Junior Accountant also analyzes and reconciles P&L and Balance Sheet accounts to ensure accurate financial reporting. 


Major Accounting Responsibilities

  • Prepare annual operating budgets in conjunction with senior management
  • Prepare and analyze monthly management financial reports, including commission and variance reporting
  • Prepare and administer company payroll, including annual W-2 statements
  • Analyze and prepare monthly analysis for Balance Sheet accounts
  • Process Travel Projects Profit Recognition monthly and book necessary accrual entries
  • Manage all operating cash accounts through Next Level Performance’s bank internet websites
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and book interest income to the accounting system
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual sales tax returns for all states. This involves filing all returns on-line and entering all payments into the A/P module of the accounting system
  • Prepare and process daily PayPal transactions from our Rewards Platforms for various programs’ redemption buy-ups


Accounting/HR Manager Cross-training Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit accounts receivable invoices to clients and maintains an invoice register for all clients
  • Prepare deposits and apply cash to clients’ accounts in the accounting system
  • Download, reconcile and book monthly AMEX invoice
  • Audit and enter expense reports, and control petty cash fund
  • Reconcile air charges for completed travel projects and provide travel program managers with air reconciliations


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Intangibles

  • MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Accounting software knowledge, Project Accounting knowledge a plus
  • S. degree in Accounting or Finance
  • One to two years of Accounting and/or Finance experience
  • Detail and deadline oriented, analytical thinking, problem solving skills
  • High degree of integrity, loyalty and confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, team player, who is well organized, and able to set priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Performance Measurements

  • Meet financial close deadline by performing all accounting responsibilities on a timely and accurate basis
  • Ensure that all reclasses are booked (if necessary) after performing account analyses/reconciliations
  • Work with all departments to ensure proper accounting policies and procedures are being followed
  • Develop procedures to streamline accounting processes to help shorten the financial close, if possible


Interested Friends of the Firm members should e-mail resume to Mario La Spina, at Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1557 in the subject line and to copy on your email.