Associate Accountant

Sharp Business Systems

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Montvale, NJ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Finance, this is an excellent opportunity to be exposed to and responsible for various tasks within the Finance organization.  The role includes preparing purchase requisitions, working on key deliverables for month-end and various ad hoc tasks.  


This position will have the following functions:


Responsible for finance functions related to preparing purchase requisitions for invoices related to Montvale and Mahwah locations (Non- Inventory Purchase Requisitions).  In addition, assist on the payment side related to the Leases on the Rent Invoice side. (Framework Purchase Requisition Orders.)

  • Create Purchase Requisitions for Projects or Expenses related to Montvale and Mahwah.
  • Ensure proper signatures have been attained on invoices and load appropriate backup into SAP.
  • Contact Vendors to know contacts and to be able to get invoices not received.
  • Maintain official Excel listing of invoices processed and their status in terms of where they are in the process (GR/IR and Payment at any point in time)..
  • Partner with Managers in Facilities and with other departments throughout the organization.
  • Assist with manual payments (Goods Receipts) related to the Leases on the Rent Side.
  • Assist with work on new Accounting Vendor Visual Lease and ensure all data is updated correctly in the system on a weekly basis.
  • Understand the activities happening on the various 70 leases and subleases.


Review and Analyze P&Ls, Prepare Monthly Journal Entries and Monthly Account Reconciliations

  • Analyze General Ledger Accounts and corrects any errors or miscoding by posting adjusting journal entries.
  • Verify revenue and expense transactions and other financial transactions for accuracy and completeness.
  • Review variances in Account Balances and find out what the information is.
  • Focus on key vendors and prepare monthly accruals.
  • Inform Associate Director Finance of any bills that are not processed with a GR by month-end so she can prepare accrual.


Visual Lease System

  • Review detail for each lease and on a weekly basis ensure that the data fields in Visual Lease matches SAP.
  • Compare Visual Lease to Detailed Lease Report to ensure that everything matches.


Ad Hoc Requests

  • Partner with Associate Director of Finance on any special requests that come in from Real Estate Team, Accounting or Finance.


  • 1-3 years of related work experience OR accounting internship experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required 
  • Good communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented.
  • Strong Excel skills needed, SAP and Hyperion skills a plus
  • Works well with others

Sharp Electronics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer – minority – female – disability - veteran.


No agency resumes will be accepted or fees paid in the absence of an official written engagement agreement executed in advance by Human Resources for this particular position.


All applicants must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. All applications must include compensation expectations in order to be considered.  Local candidates only, please.



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