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Pitney Bowes Senior Accountant Transportation - Remote in Hartford, Connecticut

At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way. As a member of our team, you can too.

We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate.

We actively look for prospects who:

• Are passionate about client success.

• Enjoy collaborating with others.

• Strive to exceed expectations.

• Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions.

Job Description:

You are:

A performance driven Individual who understands financial information, transactional accounting, and internal controls. You are relationship orientated and will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day accounting operations of the Global eCommerce General Accounting Organization. You will ensure that financial activities are aligned with Company goals and objectives, in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, and in compliance with government regulations and Pitney Bowes Corporate Accounting policies.

You will:

  • Oversee the cost accounting as it relates to transportation elements of shipping, handling and accessorial charges

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations in compliance with Company standards and policies as well as drive improvements to our documentation and processes.

  • Help create, improve, and conduct detailed balance sheet account reconciliations that will support process improvement and standardization.

  • Assist with continuous improvement, automation, and internal control initiatives in support of corporate strategies; for example, you will be expected to drive automation of certain accounting tasks.

  • Generate ad-hoc financial reports, perform general ledger account analysis and technical accounting research as requested.

  • Work actively with cross-functional teams to drive project completion impacting various accounting and finance areas.

  • Actively support internal and external audits including preparation of audit support and responding to auditor inquiries.

  • Facilitate the enhancement of internal controls and account reconciliation processes and ensure the effective implementation and ongoing operating effectiveness of a best-in-class controls environment.

Your background:

As a Senior Accountant, you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accountancy.

  • At least 2-5 years of similar experience.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley regulations.

  • An understanding of the financial close process, including intercompany accounting

  • Knowledge of internal controls and how to effectively implement them.

  • The ability to evaluate process effectiveness and determine appropriate actions to improve through incremental actions

  • Ability to understand complex accounting matters and work independently with limited supervision.

  • An analytical mindset and ability to identify sources of financial fluctuations.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and present complex technical and functional analysis and ideas to management.

Preferred:

  • Experience with SAP and/or HFM

  • eCommerce and/or logistics industry experience

Our Team :

Ecommerce logistics. Only easier. Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce is our fastest growing business segment. Our focus on the consumer and shipper experience – driven by innovative technology and consultative insights – has uniquely positioned us as the trusted partner for ecommerce brands and shippers.

Our best-in-class services include ecommerce fulfillment, delivery (domestic and cross-border), and returns that help merchants drive conversions, customer satisfaction and lasting loyalty. These solutions build better order experiences through data science-based innovation and consultative support that help make clients’ jobs easier. Ranked by Internet Retailer as a Top Carrier, Top Fulfillment Service Provider, and the #1 International Ecommerce Provider, we are the preferred ecommerce logistics partner for over 800 brands and shippers.

We will:

• Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career

• Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas

• Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization

• Offer comprehensive benefits globally ( pbprojectliving.com )

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Women/Men/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link. 

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Women/Men/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBTQ are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.

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