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:

  • Prepare and file monthly sales and use tax/VAT returns
  • Assist in ensuring sales and use tax compliance
  • Assist in maintaining general ledger chart of accounts
  • Review general ledger accounts and prepare and adjust journal entries
  • Perform transaction research to analyze general ledger accounts
  • ERP transaction processing
  • Finance process administrative support
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Assist in the monthly financial closing process
  • Ad hoc reports

Must have:

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience with a focus on sales and use tax experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management preferred
  • Strong understanding of general accounting principles
  • Understanding of standard accounting practices
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Previous experience with Avatax, a plus
  • Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Intermediate Excel experience
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

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