Staff Accountant

Department Demant Group Services Finance
Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset
Job ID
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William Demant, a leading global company in hearing healthcare is currently seeking a Staff Accountant.  William Demant is the umbrella for a number of independent companies including Oticon Inc. within hearing care and treatment of hearing loss.


The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accurate and timely accounting and reporting.  This person will also support various process improvement projects and corporate initiatives for the Accounting Department. This position is expected to perform at a high level of accountability and reliability of work.

Reconcile general ledger and account balance reconciliations monthly.

Balance Sheet and P&L Variance analysis performed on a monthly basis.

Prepare journal entries to support accurate and timely accounting month-end close. 

This includes reviewing transactional sources and verification of system interfaces where applicable to ensure data integrity.

Develop and maintain accounting process and procedures to improve efficiency.

Assist with Month end financial reporting, including variance analysis, financial statement creation and HQ reporting.

Ad Hoc Analysis for executive management.

Investigate account discrepancies and issues with account reconciliations.

Assist with annual audit requests.

Assist with tax analysis and work papers, including sales tax reporting and annual tax packages.

Assist Leadership with Budget preparations.

Contribute to the development of new/amended accounting systems.

May perform miscellaneous tasks/projects as directed by manager.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 1-2 years working in the Accounting/Finance field
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (manipulation and creation of Pivot Tables and utilization of V-Lookups & Sum-Ifs)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, proactive, and results driven
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced organization
  • Ability to work with executive management
  • Dedication to continuous self and process improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with documenting business process flows strongly preferred
  • Experience working with IT to develop requirements and test technology solutions a plus
  • Must possess strong analytical ability and experience manipulating data sets to identify anomalies
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics (AX, Navision) or similar accounting packages. Sage a plus
  • Experience with a short month-end closing procedure and managing workload with quick turnaround time
  • Experience with working in a company that has many entities under one umbrella. Familiar with recharging expenses between entities and balancing intercompany transactions.
  • Experience with data warehouse cubes and manipulation of those databases
  • Experience with Excel charts, macros, and pivots tables.





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