Staff Accountant

Finance · Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are seeking to hire a Staff Accountant on our Phillip Jeffries Accounting Team!

The ideal candidate must be a driven individual with a "can-do" attitude and can handle various of accounting tasks. This role will report to our Controller and will work a hybrid schedule of in-office and remote days.

What you will be doing:

Provide an Analyze monthly data for International subsidiaries 

  • Collect and confirm data required to provide to our outside accounting firms for the international subsidiaries including sales invoices, purchase invoices, vat taxes, customs documents etc. 


Maintain bank reconciliations and cash posting files 

  • Ensure all cash postings are maintained in the cash schedule daily and reconcile with the bank accounts 
  • Be the backup for Bank reconciliations in NAV 


Ensure entry postings 

  • Post vendor payments in NAV for all companies 
  • Post any entries missing in NAV 


Assist with the monthly sales and use tax filings 

  • Ensure accurate reports for month end sales by state- including researching any missing or unusual data 
  • Ensure timely delivery of the month end sales reports to firm for filing 
  • Review invoices at minimum monthly for missing sales tax and ensure use tax schedule is maintained 


Ensure month end close of International entities 

  • Ensure all entries are posted monthly as needed to reconcile and ensure proper accounting for the international locations. 
  • Assist with any month end closing reports, reconciliations and NAV processes to close. 


Assist with international payables 

  • Assist with posting international mill payments and validating payment due based on inventory received. 

Must have:

  • Previous experience in accounting, general journal entries and reconciliations 
  • Experience with sales and use tax preferred  
  • Experience using MS Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Experience with Microsoft dynamic NAV a plus. 
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge, including vlookups and pivot tables preferable 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize requests 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times(in files, passwords, data and communication) 
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards. 

Why Phillip Jeffries?


As a purpose-driven organization, we truly believe that where you work matters. We are committed to creating an organization with a higher purpose, a place where our talented team can truly flourish. Phillip Jeffries believes in creating an environment with opportunities to grow personally and financially, offering volunteer opportunities that support our community and environment as well as extending a rich benefits package to care for our most valuable assets, our team.

Compensation Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company bonus program
  • Annual Cost of Living Increase
  • Retirement Plan - company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation

Health Benefits:

  • Medical Coverage – low cost to the employee ($20 per month)
    • Spouse/ Domestic Partner/ Civil Union Partner Coverage
    • Family Coverage
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Prescription Plan
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Tax advantages through Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars

Other PJ Perks & Benefits:

  • 16 Paid days off per calendar year
  • 10 Paid holidays
  • Detailed onboarding plans that outline 30/60/90 goals and trainings.
  • Earn Paid time off for community service - Up to 3 days per year
  • Employee Discount on PJ Wallcoverings
  • Hybrid work schedule

About Us:

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world. To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at


Phillip Jeffries is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equality in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience