Accountant in Aéropostale, Inc. – Wayne, NJ

The Accountant will be responsible for all duties involving working with the general ledger, account reconciliations and sales and property tax returns, business licenses and other general accounting tasks as needed.Position Responsibilities:

  1. Monthly general ledger account reconciliation of the store bank accounts including the recording of the fees, returned checks and over/short write offs. Prepare monthly recap of the over/short variances over $50.00 for sales audit and store follow-up
  2. Review bank reconciliations and statements to draw down excess funds
  3. Filing of Monthly State Sales Tax Returns RIA or Vertex Tax Filing Software
  4. Responsible for recording various accurals and month end reconciliation of the Accrued Expense account
  5. Filing of Annual Property Tax Returns and recording assessments utilizing E-Property Tax Software
  6. Perform general office functions including the filing of journal entries, processing mail and preparation of monthly financial books
  7. Research of state and local business license requirements, applications and maintenance of licenses and license renewal
  8. Research of State use tax requirements and self assessment schedule for new and renovated stores or special capital projects, of use tax including invoice copies and accrual journal entries.
  9. Special Accounting projects

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes outstanding bonus potential, a casual work environment, a generous merchandise discount and realistic growth potential. Aéropostale, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F

Position Requirements: Accounting degree; Computer proficient;  Communication skills; Analytical skills; Business skills; Time management;  Detail oriented;  Independent worker and Knowledge of Lawson General Ledger, Vertex Sales Tax, and Thomson E-Property Tax, a plus

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