Full Time Job

Staff Accountant

Simon & Schuster

Parsippany, NJ 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of ''America's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.''

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories.

For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Prepares all journal entries, reconciles all account balances, analyzes, understands and ensures proper accounting for all transactions activity for each of the areas mentioned below. Understands variances to Plan, Estimates, and Prior Year for all assigned areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Reconcile daily and month end accounts receivable activity to the system subledger.
• Record non-AR cash transactions to the general ledger.
• Prepare monthly sales accruals.
• Analyze monthly operating expense activity.
• Review new GAAP pronouncements and related impact on S&S.
• Prepares all related journal entries accurately and analyzes significant variations.
• Reconciles all assigned accounts on a monthly basis.
• Forecasts related balance sheet position for all accounts on a monthly basis.
• Prepares assigned reports with accurate data and appropriate footnotes and references.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• BS in Accounting, MBA or CPA is preferred
• One to three years of experience in private or public accounting
• Ability to analyze detailed accounting activity assessing the amounts for P&L Risks and Opportunities

SKILLS
• Superior PC Skills in a Windows environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with mainframe G/L and subsystems

SCHEDULED WORK HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM TO 5:00 PM

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn3nek-34-236-192-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Simon & Schuster

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