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ACC-20-00002 Accountant - Newton, NJ

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Minimum Education Level :
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required :
5+ years
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
First Shift (Day)
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Job Description

Purpose of the Position
Responsible for an accurate and complete general ledger analysis with the general knowledge of divisions and information flow. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.

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 the computer system and departmental information flow
• Completes Accounting Department Checklist
• Lead accountant on inventory evaluation projects
• Analysis of domestic and international F/S
• Understands information flow between departments
• Completes Special Projects as assigned
• Identifies and implements cost reductions
• Reconciles inventory accounts & COGS
• Create independent verification of inventory value

Physical Activities:
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

• 5-10 Years related experience
• Familiar with a variety of Accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.

• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
• Axapta, Microsoft products
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Performs a variety of complicated tasks
• Advanced mathematic skills are required.
• Thorough cost accounting knowledge a plus
• Consolidation experience a plus

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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Founded in 1989, Thorlabs seeks to accelerate the forward movement of scientific discovery and advancement! As a vertically integrated manufacturer of photonics components, instruments, and systems, our vast product portfolio includes over 20,000 items, ranging from optics and optomechanical positioning components to imaging systems, many of which are customer inspired.

Photonics is the foremost technology driving innovation in science and engineering. As the number of technological innovations has grown, Thorlabs has extended its core competencies in an effort to play an ever increasing role serving the Photonics Industry at the research end, as well as the industrial, life science, medical, and defense segments.

Headquartered in Newton, NJ, Thorlabs has grown to over 1800 employees with manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China, and Brazil. As light-based technologies push into new markets, Thorlabs plans to enter early with the products and services required to ensure the ultimate success of our customers.
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
56 Sparta Avenue
Newton, NJ 07860

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