Senior Accountant

Elizabeth, NJ
Full Time
Atalanta Corporation
Mid Level






Gellert Global Group’s Atalanta Corporation has experienced tremendous growth and we are in search of a Senior Accountant to join our team in our Elizabeth, NJ location. We are the number one cheese importer and the largest family-owned food importer in the US servicing all channels of the food industry with over 5,000 products from around the world.  The Senior Accountant reports to the Accounting Director and is responsible for serving as a team leader in the finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization as well as performing account analyses and reconciliations.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and review journal entries in the general ledger for monthly and year-end close;
  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting as needed;
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts;
  • Research inventory cost variances;
  • Prepare accounting records, schedules and other financial reports to support accuracy, & completeness to company financials;
  • Establish records of accounts and entries into proper accounts;
  • Document and ensure proper keeping of financial records; and
  • Other duties assigned as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills
  • Skilled in research and analysis
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Self-driven to meet deadlines and achieve goals
  • Capability to work independently
  • Flexibility to multi-task and adjust to priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • 3 to 5 years experience
  • Bachelor's Degree

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

The Gellert Global Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, genetic information or protected veteran status


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