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Accountant, Core Accounting

Company: Henry Schein
Location: Melville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


This position is responsible for performing many accounting functions including but not limited to journal entries, preparation of supporting schedules, and related data. Duties are performed in accordance to generally accepted accounting principles.


  • Perform day to day month end close activities, including manual journal entries, account reconciliations, & roll-forwards/other analyses
  • Preparation and posting of monthly journal entries including the timely processing of accruals, amortization, prepaids, etc. using the JD Edwards accounting package.
  • Perform analyses, record periodic, recurring journal entries based on business rules
  • Preparation of intercompany account billings as well as analyses of the accounts to verify proper posting activity.
  • Acts as a liaison with financial business managers and subsidiary financial teams to collect, verity, and provide financial data.
  • Assisting with documenting accounting control procedures and various responsibilities.
  • Assisting with Sarbanes Oxley testing.
  • May work on special projects as requested.


Intermediate level professional; developing knowledge within own discipline. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required to perform tasks. Frequently apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.


Work on problems of limited to moderate scope and impact where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Analyze possible solutions using standard procedures to solve straightforward problems. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practice to determine appropriate action. Build productive internal/external working relationships.


Receive a moderate level of instruction on day-to-day work and detailed instruction and guidance on new projects or assignments.


Typically 2 to 4 years of related professional experience.


Typically a Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline.


  • Basic understanding of industry practices
  • General proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures
  • Basic planning/organizational skills and techniques
  • Good decision making, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic presentation and public speaking skills
  • Basic interpersonal skills
  • Developing professional credibility


  • Basic experience in Microsoft Office Suite with a concentration in Excel
  • JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Experience gathering and interpreting data
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA a plus


Typically, to advance to a new job level, TSMs must demonstrate professional behavior and should consistently be at the high-end of meets expectations or consistently exceed expectations.


Travel typically less than 10%. Office environment. No special physical demands required.

Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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