MJH Associates

Staff Accountant

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 2:15 PM)
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The Staff Accountant will provide support for the daily, weekly and monthly accounting functions. They will provide financial information for the organization by maintaining and reconciling accounts and will also provide support to the Controller and other team members.  The role touches all aspects of accounting from Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Cash Management, Monthly Account Reconciliations, and other special projects as needed.


  • Responsible for managing assigned franchises
    • Daily coding of A/P invoices and expense reports for appropriate entry and posting to the G/L
    • Billing of all publications
    • Month-end close activities, ensuring accuracy of all P&L and balance sheet accounts
      • P&L
        • All revenue lines posted or accrued and reconciled with PTA and project reports
        • All COS posted or accrued and analyzed for appropriate matching to revenue and budget
        • All commissions accrued and analyzed for appropriate matching to revenue and budget
        • All G&A expenses posted or accrued and analyzed for consistency with budget and prior year
      • Balance sheet
        • Bank accounts reconciled, all O/S checks more than 6 mos old reviewed and handled appropriately (either take in to income or new check issued)
        • Accounts receivable sub ledger reconciled with G/L
        • Prepaid expenses recorded and amortized, reconciled to G/L
        • Accrued and deferred receivables schedules updated and reconciled to G/L
        • Accrued and deferred expense schedules updated and reconciled to G/L
        • Due to PNC Visa schedules updated and reconciled to G/L
        • Fixed asset scheduled updated for new entries and depreciation / amortization calculated
      • Analytics
        • Variance analysis
          • P&L vs budget
          • P&L vs prior year
        • Analysis
          • Gross margins
          • Freelance costs
          • Commission %’s
          • T&E
          • Marketing
          • Other (vary by franchise)


Ad hoc requests from VP of Finance and Controller.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Staff: 2-4 years of related experience, Senior 4+ years’ experience
  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to juggle many personalities
  • Must be able to handle strict deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and internal controls
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written, communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Advance Excel, Word, Outlook


Desired Characteristics/Abilities:

  • Accurate and detail-oriented
  • Productive, flexible, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Take direction well
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Work well independently and with others


Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. (MJH), provides health care professionals with information and resources they need to stay competitive in their practice and optimize the quality of care for their patients. We are the preferred source of health care daily news and information and are committed to launching innovative platforms and video programming. If you strive to be an expert in your field and thrive when taking risks, then our entrepreneurial, growing company is the place to be. We focus on achieving goals through teamwork and creativity in a fast-paced environment. The ever-changing health care communications industry requires us to stay ahead of the curve to create new ways of improving quality of life through health care communications, live events, and medical education. Our state-of-the-art corporate headquarters, located in Cranbury, New Jersey, promotes collaboration among employees to develop new ideas to keep MJH as the industry leader in health care communications. We offer our employees countless opportunities for on-the-job training and professional development, and the ability to make a difference in the health care industry. We strive to create a culture that values dedication, hard work, collaborative events and community involvement.


Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. All employees of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. are employed “At Will." This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.



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