Senior Accountant Job Opening

Senior Accountant

Beacon Roofing Supply

East Rutherford, New Jersey
Category: Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon currently has over 550 locations in 50 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 9,000 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products.
Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. Beacon is a FORTUNE 500 company.
We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant for our Finance team. This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity on a great team!
The Responsibilities Include:
  • Prepare monthly general, standard and recurring journal entries
  • Prepare and review internal financial statements
  • Analyze income and expense accounts, when necessary
  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations / analysis
  • Assist in the development and training of staff accountants
  • Assist in the year-end audits
  • Performs other duties as assigned
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • 3-5 years of corporate accounting experience, preferably at a public company
  • Accounting and Month-End close experience required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is required
  • CPA / or current CPA candidate required
  • Prior Sage Fixed Asset experience a plus
  • Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Vlookup, Sumif, Pivot tables)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with varying priorities and deadlines
  • Analytical skills and knowledge of general ledger accounting
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines and work extended hours during month-end close
An Equal Opportunity Employer