Senior Accountant

Paramus, NJ
Full Time
Camerican International

Originally established in 1916, Camerican International is a leading US food importer to the retail, foodservice, chain restaurant, and manufacturing industries. Camerican imports food products such as frozen and canned fruits, vegetables, seafood, and select specialty items from over 40 countries around the world. Camerican is headquartered in Paramus, NJ, with sales offices across the US.

We are seeking a Senior Accountant, who will report to the Controller and will be responsible for assisting the Accounting/Finance department in creating accurate and timely financial reports as well as performing account analysis and reconciliations. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated knowledge of technical and operational accounting and finance functions are required.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Review and enter journal entries into the general ledger for monthly and year-end close
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts
  • Research inventory cost variances
  • Reconcile cash bank statements
  • Prepare accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards
  • Compare consolidated internal and external financial statements by analyzing information from the general ledger system and department heads
  • Perform analysis on gross profit
  • Analyze and reconcile discounts and promotional deductions taken by customers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5-7 years of experience in Accounting; cost accounting is a plus
  • Highly proficient in MS Office; advanced Excel skills are a must
  • ERP INFOR M3 experience is a plus
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP & accounting standards
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated and highly organized
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility

In addition to offering a competitive base salary and a performance-based bonus program, we are committed to providing our employees with comprehensive benefits that include a choice of benefit plans and levels of coverage to meet the needs of the employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefit options (Company contribution towards medical)
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tax Savings Flexible Spending Accounts – Health and Dependent Care
  • Generous company match with immediate vesting upon enrollment in our 401(k)
  • Progressive PTO policy in addition to Company paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance program for both employees and their children
  • Employee engagement and recognition programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus program
  • Employee Wellness and Community Giving Initiatives
  • Company-sponsored celebrations and team building events

Camerican International, Inc. (a Gellert Global Group company) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce through application of its nondiscrimination policy. All employment decisions are conducted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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