Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Randstad - Hillsborough, NJ
ledger, prepare journal entries as needed, and ensure investment portfolio is accurately reported; Set up new investment manager accounts in the accounting system; Liaison with the Foundation's Investments...
2 days ago
South Street Designs LLC - Jersey City, NJ
statements and produce budget according to schedule Support month-end and year-end close process Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers Develop and document business processes that integrate...
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12 hours ago
Red Bank, NJ
Your responsibilities as Staff Accountant will include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation....
18 hours ago
Intuit - Toms River, NJ
Overview Join Our Virtual Bookkeeping Network! At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity around the world. QuickBooks Live Expert Bookkeeper's support that mission to our QuickBooks Live...
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7 hours ago
Intuit - Union City, NJ
Overview Join Our Virtual Bookkeeping Network! At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity around the world. QuickBooks Live Expert Bookkeeper's support that mission to our QuickBooks Live...
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Intuit - Newark, NJ
Overview Join Our Virtual Bookkeeping Network! At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity around the world. QuickBooks Live Expert Bookkeeper's support that mission to our QuickBooks Live...
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1 day ago
Axelon Services Corporation - Newark, NJ
Revenue and Energy Accounting Performs complex accounting activities for electric & gas utility revenue and energy costs in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Regulatory requirements...
2 days ago
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. - New Brunswick, NJ
statements, general ledger accounting and basic accounting principles QUALIFICATIONS Education & Licensing Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college or university...
1 day ago
Paramus, NJ
Small Tax and Accounting office seeks experienced Sr Accountant/ CPA with Business and personal Tax background, General Ledger QB and monthly Financial Statements prep needed...if you have worked with...
1 day ago
Jersey City, NJ
Ideal candidate will have experience in recording journal entries, running trial balances, general ledger and assisting with month end close. Excellent opportunity to learn from a talented staff....
1 day ago
Wayne, NJ
Specifically, the job responsibilities include: Assist in the preparation and/or review of information included in financial statements, footnotes, MD&A and related information and schedules which are...
1 day ago
Thorlabs - Newton, NJ
Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to: Responsible for ensuring a complete and accurate General Ledger Analysis Identifies and implements cost reductions Understands...
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Robert Half - Freehold, NJ
The Accountant will be responsible for processing AR, AP, Bank Reconciliations, Journal Entries and assisting with other accounting tasks....
17 hours ago
Michael Page - Red Bank, NJ
Summary Our real estate client, located in Holmdel, is seeking a Senior Property Accountant to join its growing team: MRI experience is required....
11 hours ago
Bridgewater, NJ
Job role Accountant Sector Accounting - Public practice Experience level Qualified accountant Company Description Job Description Intercompany Accountant Global intercompany reconciliation, elimination...
1 day ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in New Jersey as reported by the BLS.


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in New Jersey offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.1%)
  • Master's Degree (27.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in New Jersey
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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