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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Company: Balchem
Location: Middletown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

If you are passionate about delivering excellence, and think you are a great fit with our organization, we'd love to hear from you. To apply for any of our openings, click on the desired position and complete your application online. If you do not see a position that fits your particular skill set, please click here to apply for GENERAL CONSIDERATION. Balchem Corporation, and it's subsidiaries, offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accountant will perform accounting department functions and support preparation of both internal and external financial statements and other financial information. Responsibilities include executing all assigned accounting entries according to company policies and conforming to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, reporting and ensuring controls are followed and in full compliance with SOX requirements. Responsible for completing full account reconciliations, analyzing and explaining variances, working with relevant management to understand and address revenue, costs and trends, and making recommendations for improvements across areas of responsibility, where relevant. This role interacts closely with accounting peers and will share and deploy best practices and agreed approaches.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare and enter journal entries
  • Perform month-end accounting close functions
  • Peer review of staff member work as needed
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger account balances
  • Prepare expense account analysis as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of US Balchem monthly financial reports as assigned for management review
  • Review and analysis of key variance accounts on a monthly basis; make corrections as necessary and report results to management
  • Provide variance analysis (v. budget and/or v. prior periods and/or v. forecast)
  • Supply internal audit team with information and analysis for SOX and other internal audit testing as required
  • Supply external audit team with information and analysis for annual audits and quarterly reviews as required
  • Support budget and forecast processes as required
  • Special projects as requested by managementREQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline; CPA a plus
    • 2-4 years relevant experience, knowledge of financial reporting and functions
    • Solid knowledge of accounting principles and practices
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated
    • Collaborative team player, excellent interpersonal, and team-building skills
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills, able to work independently#INBalchem is committed to a workplace culture that values and promotes diversity, inclusion, equal employment opportunities, and a work environment free of harassment and hostility.

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