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Accounting Jobs

Accounting (Bean Counters) reports the daily financial activities of Cigars International. This information is summarized for monthly external reporting to our parent company and to other agencies as required. Bean Counters (Accounting) also provide fiscal support to all internal departments to better facilitate proper decision making within the company. The liaison for the corporation’s relationships with bankers, insurance providers, taxing agencies, etc. Accounting is involved with departmental expenditures, receipt of inventory, budgeting for special events or projects, retail business management, payroll processing, legal support and many other functions. Suggested skillsets: extensive knowledge of bean types, excel, abacus, QuickBooks, multiplication tables, Cognos (no clue what this is — hopefully you do), carrying the two, BNA, both proper and creative decimal point placement, Frontier and Outlook. Personality recommended but not required.

Project Coordinator

Department: Accounting
Location: Corporate Headquarters
Reports To: Controller

Initially this role has been targeted as a six (6) month “temporary” assignment, but there is a possibility it could be extended and, based on performance, additional cross-functional duties could be added. The selected candidate will be responsible for gathering and preserving materials, resources, and data for future reference in connection with Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) filings. In addition, the selected candidate will provide support to the Accounting department as needed. Tasks will vary daily based on the organizational needs and managed by your direct supervisor, the Controller, but will primarily encompass those listed below:

  • Monitoring daily, weekly and monthly progress on the FDA project
  • Coordinating e-communication and work between departments to achieve goals
  • Acting as a liaison between various departments such as accounting, legal, and merchandising
  • Basic cash management, bank reconciliation bookkeeping and data entry
  • Managing multiple spreadsheets, tasks & projects

Core Competencies

Skills for the project coordinator position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred, but relevant college credits and substantial practical experience will be considered as well
  • Proven 1-3 years’ of experience in project coordination
  • Basic bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong Excel knowledge and related data management skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Efficiency with time management
  • Proven problem solving skills

Please send a cover letter outlining how your background and experience matches the core competencies of the role in particular bookkeeping, and project coordination along with salary expectations. Those not providing a cover letter will not be considered for this opportunity.

Senior Financial Accounting Analyst

Department: Accounting
Location: Corporate Headquarters
Reports To: Controller

We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Accounting Analyst in our corporate offices in Bethlehem, PA.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Analyze current and past financial data and performance
  • Prepare reports, projections, and presentations based on analysis
  • Evaluate, analyze, and track capital expenditures, depreciation, and returns
  • Evaluate profit plans
  • Identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Provide financial models and forecasting for various business units
  • Assist with month-end close including preparing journal entries
  • Reporting within COGNOS
  • Assist with annual budget preparation
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reporting packages for management
  • Prepare and analyze monthly departmental P&L’s
  • Assist with internal control testing and reporting needs
  • Assist with various balance sheet reconciliations
  • Perform various reporting relating to shipping revenue and expense
  • Support and participate in special projects (AD-HOC reports) as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required.

Requirements/Core Competencies:

  • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance
  • 6+ years experience (preferably a public/private mix)
  • CPA a plus
  • Financial analysis experience a must
  • Experience with COGNOS a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus
  • Expert in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must have strong initiative and assertiveness
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Must have superior attention to detail with excellent follow through and initiative.
  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor
  • Must have strong skills in organization and planning, ability to bring projects/tasks to completion
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment and problem solving.
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates must send a Cover Letter identifying how your background, skills and experience match our Job Description including your salary requirements.