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Senior Accountant

  • Thorlabs
  • Newton, New Jersey, USA
  • Nov 22, 2022
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Responsible for an accurate and complete general ledger analysis with the general knowledge of divisions and information flow. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other Thorlabs locations.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring a complete and accurate General Ledger Analysis
  • Identifies and implements cost reductions
  • Understands the computer system and departmental information flow
  • Completes Accounting Department Checklist
  • Lead accountant on inventory evaluation projects
  • Analysis of domestic F/S
  • Understands information flow between departments
  • Completes Special Projects as assigned
  • Identifies and implements cost reductions
  • Reconciles inventory accounts & COGS
  • Create independent verification of inventory value




  • 5-10 Years related experience
  • Familiar with a variety of Accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Axapta, Microsoft products
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks
  • Advanced mathematic skills are required.
  • Thorough cost accounting knowledge a plus


Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.