Halo Pharmaceuticals

  • Accounting Specialist

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Accounting Specialist is a part of the Whippany Finance Team and is responsible for analyzing and managing the processes surrounding Accounts Payables, Payroll and Fixed Assets and assisting in the annual budgeting process and monthly variance analysis, assisting other Finance Team staff with various administrative accounting functions and processes, such as payroll management, accounts payable processing, and other tasks as required.


    • Responsible for all aspects of accounts payable, including performing the three way match, generating weekly payment run, and interfacing with the Purchasing department and other internal staff for approvals as needed.
    • Responsible for the data management and reporting of the payroll process, as well as support the resolution of issues that may occur.
    • Responsible for data management of fixed assets, including, but not limited to, the CIP account, monitoring projects for completion to move to completed assets, and calculating monthly/annually depreciation expense.
    • Responsible for month-end closing of the accounting records for areas in charge.
    • Identify areas of process improvement to maintain integrity of internal records, or that gain time efficiencies or cost reduction.
    • Support the reporting of month-end actual spending with variance analysis to forecasts and/or budget.
    • Support the preparation and maintenance of various reports provided to internal customers; as well as support ad-hoc data and information requests, as required.
    • Support as a back-up to the revenue recognition process and the generation of customer invoices for both the manufacturing and development business units, as well as manage related communications with external clients.
    • Support the annual budget process as needed.
    • Support finance processes, workload and other ad hoc reporting or analysis as required
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Must be analytical and detail-oriented; demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Must be organized, able to prioritize and not afraid to ask questions when unsure.
    • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel, along with general knowledge of MS Office.
    • Ability to maintain records and files in an organized manner, both paper and electronic.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as solid interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of purchasing, accounting, and bookkeeping procedures.
    • Understands the importance of maintaining strict confidentiality of information.
    • Ability to work as part of a team; contributing with a positive spirit.
    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time 



    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting



    • Familiarity with ERP Systems (SAP Business One)
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel.



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