Mar 26, 2020

Staff Accountant - Florham Park, NJ

  • Maersk Oil
  • Florham Park, NJ, USA
Full Time Permanent Finance & Accounting

Job Description


As an Accountant at Maersk, you will be responsible for monitoring the financial activity of multiple facilities, including processing journal entries, timely account reconciliations and producing facility financial statements once the month is closed. You will also assist with oversight of financial controls and compile monthly facility volumes to confirm with management.

This position will be based in Florham Park, NJ.

We offer

We offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade.
Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy.

We're proud of our people who define our company's industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day.
When you join our team you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings. We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match and paid time-off - and our parental leave policy is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.

Global scope
Every company, every country wants access to a competitive shipping, logistics and port system - and our people have created one company that offers one, easy-to-use solution to all their shipping needs.

Maersk is unique
Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers' global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world's largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains.

At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job - we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Join us and play an important role on our team lifting global trade every day!

Key responsibilities

Include but not limited to:
-Responsible for facility financial reports - preparation and analysis of these reports.
- Assist with the oversight of Maersk processes and procedures being adhered to.
- Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
- Compile monthly - facility volumes.
-Frequent communication with facility management, regarding working capital and financial reports.

We are looking for

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting highly preferred
- 3-5 years of business experience required
- Advanced level technical skills in Excel and Power Point
- Strong communication skills.
- Self motivated and able to work independently
- Excellent analytical and decision making skills
- Detail oriented
- Proven track record of timely reporting of facility financial statements by Day 3 after monthly close (or close to). Limited amount of prior period transactions affecting current month results.