Senior Accountant

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Date: May 14, 2024

Location: Jersey City, US

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

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The Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing and reporting of financial data by verifying transaction in SAP. Duties may include preparing financial statements, examining, and analyzing the accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures. This role is based in our Jersey city office on a hyrbird working model. 



  • Analyze monthly financial statements for multiple entities
  • Prepare monthly accounting entries for the management and financial accounts
  • Maintain reconciliations between financial systems, to substantiate / validate the numbers being reported
  • Analyze various balance sheet accounts and reconcile to subsidiary ledger
  • Reconcile general ledger balances to sub-ledger for non-SAP entities
  • Verify and submit consolidation reporting in Hyperion system
  • Respond to inquiries/requests from Consolidations Group
  • Assist in preparation and completion of annual audits by external auditors
  • Assist in income tax preparation by external tax department 
  • Perform related duties and special projects as required


Experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with a 5+ years of experience as an accountant
  • Proficiency with Excel required
  • Experience with SAP required
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management preferred
  • Strong accounting skills and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Good knowledge with IFRS accounting standards
  • High level of attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Problem solving ability and good organization skills
  • Efficiently manages workload and projects within set timelines


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 

•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


US Annualized Base Salary Range: $95,000 - $105,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager.  If for any reason you’re unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.


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