Accountant

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. - Middleboro, MA3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
STAFF ACCOUNTANT

The Finance Department at Ocean Spray is currently looking to add a Staff Accountant to their growing team. Under minimal guidance, the Staff Accountant understands Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and performs a variety of accounting functions. The functions include performing account reconciliations, ensuring accurate recognition and reporting of accounts, ensuring compliance with GAAP, may provide information or respond to internal and external auditor requests, and may participate in process improvement projects.

The position is located at our Corporate Office in Lakeville, MA.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Under minimal supervision, the Staff Accountant understands GAAP and basic accounting principles and performs a variety of accounting functions.
Performs month-end general ledger reconciliations and peer reviews to ensure accurate monthly. recognition and reporting of accruals and associated expenses.
Prepares analysis and journal entries for assigned areas in general accounting.
Prepares routine P&L and Balance Sheet summaries, analyses, and roll-forwards on a monthly basis for assigned business accounts.
Researches and responds to inquiries from internal and external auditors, management and related parties.
Maintains integrity of data in accounts and functional areas of responsibility.
Works on process improvement projects as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, or business related discipline.
2-4 years minimum working in either public accounting or a corporate accounting group in a medium to large corporation
Of the 2-4 years of experience at least 1 year of working in a corporate accounting group is preferable.
Working knowledge of GAAP principles.
Detail oriented.
Proficient with general ledger systems and report writer, database and spreadsheet software.
Experience with SAP G/L is helpful
High level of verbal and written communication, as well as teamwork and collaboration skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.