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Senior Accountant

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Accountant to join the Finance team based in Princeton, NJ.  The Senior Accountant supports the Finance Manager in the areas of Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Analysis and Reconciliations, Audit, and Internal Controls.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries, supporting documentation and accruals
  • Coordination and support of monthly closing process
  • Coordination of all Customer rebate accruals and payment processes
  • Responsibility for understanding and explaining account fluctuations and analytical review of operational expense trends
  • Ensure transactions are properly authorized and are in accordance with Group policies
  • Oversight of Fixed Asset reporting and Construction-In-Progress processes, Bank reconciliation process and Intercompany reconciliations
  • Coordination of all Customer rebate accruals and payment processes
  • Provide assistance with annual Audit requests from external auditors
  • Provide assistance with annual Budgeting process


We value:

  • SAP, or other large ERP experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • International company experience
  • Multi-subsidiary (Intercompany accounting)
  • CPA track candidate
  • Public/Private mix background



  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • General Ledger/Financial Reporting experience
  • Mid to large Corporate accounting experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced level Excel/Word/Powerpoint


We offer:  

  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Being part of a results oriented organization culture that foster team collaboration
  • Work for a world leading company in environmental and sustainability initiatives
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
    function.  Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
    At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to
    reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act
    within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer
    competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:
    * Generous Paid Time Off!
    * Quarterly Bonus Potential!
    * Retirement Plans!
    * 401(k) with Company Match!
    * Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
    * Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
    * Flexible Spending Accounts!
    * And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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