Accounts Payable Specialist / Accounting Controller
SG Equipment Finance, part of Societe Generale Group, is a world-renowned partner in equipment finance and in vendor sales financing (#1 Europe and #2 worldwide).
We take part in the development of our partners - manufacturers and distributors - and clients - SME, professional and corporate customers - by providing them with an innovative and attractive range of tailor-made products & services.
We have a profound industry, product and asset knowledge, in 3 markets:
In this context, the SGEF team is seeking to add a new Accounts Payable/Controller to the team
The candidate will work in the finance department of SG Equipment Finance USA and will report to the CFO. The entity is based in Jersey City, New Jersey. Mission Day-to-Day Responsibilities: Manage the full cycle of the accounts payable process including coding, posting, and payments to vendors Prepare journal entries and accruals Assist with adequate preparation of requested data to support internal and external audits Provide excellent customer service to employees and other parties Recommend process improvements to create greater efficiency and productivity Notify appropriate personnel of payment discrepancies and verify correction Perform analytics and research on specific sections on of our operating expenses. Review source documents for completeness and accuracy Work on the monthly reconciliation of our portfolio (GL vs inventory) Work on monthly bank statement reconciliations Communicate the daily customer bank receipts to Back-Office Participate to the automation projects of our accounting controls Profile Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills Competencies: High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills; proactive & solutions-oriented Ability to provide superior customer service and quick responses to inquiries Interact well with diverse levels of employees; collaborative, energized by the open exchange of ideas Function well in a high growth environment/rapidly changing organization Experience Needed: 5+ years experience in accounting or payables strongly preferred Educational Requirements: Undergraduate degree or equivalent, preferably in a finance discipline