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Senior Accountant

Covance 11/15/2018 5:29:45 PM
JOB ID: 25196 Category: Finance
Princeton, New Jersey



Job Overview

Covance is currently seeking candidates for a Senior Accountant opportunity!

This position will be office based in the Princeton, NJ office.

* Perform month end close processes in accordance with the Corporate close calendar.
* Ensure significant variances from monthly trend and MOR are investigated and explained.
* Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations are prepared.
* Ensure continual review and improvement of processes to strengthen controls, improve productivity and reduce cost.
* Support regional process improvement initiatives.
* Complete ad hoc projects and tasks as required.


* BS in Accounting/Certified Public Accountant preferred.


* 4+ years post qualification Experience .
* Previous large public accounting Experience .
* Strong accounting, reporting and compliance Experience , and audit Experience .
* Strong MS Excel skills.
* Peoplesoft financial systems preferred.
* Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Princeton, NJ - New Jersey


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).