Messer Americas

Sr Accountant, Financial Reporting

Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
# of Openings
Accounting & Finance


Sr Accountant, Financial Reporting


We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name.   


Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled 


  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting package to parent company in Germany
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of stand-alone financial statements
    • Provide detailed analysis and ensure periodic reconciliations are performed for various balance sheet accounts
    • Analyze and record monthly journal entries
    •   accounting for IFRS 16 leases, IFRS 9 estimated credit losses, asset retirement obligations, environmental reserve reporting and other complex account as needed.
    • Act as liaison to independent external auditors for interim and year-end audit procedures
    • Assist in process documentation and identification and documentation of controls
    • Assist in monitoring compliance with internal control
    • Assist in the preparation and review of key audit and reporting schedules
    • Create accounting reports using the financial reporting tools
    • Perform special projects on ad-hoc basis
    • ARP / Environmental accounting 
    • Ad-hoc projects as required
    • Monthly BS reconciliations as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and CPA License required
  • Minimum 4– 7 years of experience including big 4/National accounting firm background and external financial reporting under IFRS and US GAAP
  • Comfort with interpreting and applying accounting principles is required, with a working knowledge of IFRS preferred.
  • Experience of medium to large enterprise financial consolidation systems and an interest/ability to build-out reporting tools & applications
  • Excellent level of software proficiency in using PC software to support activities, especially Microsoft Office products and accounting systems such as SAP (preferred) or Oracle
    • Stakeholder management focused and develop strong working relationships with delivering superior end-products
    • Superior interpersonal skills; able to communicate and engage personnel at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to recognize risks to the expected quality or timeliness of deliverables and ability to reprioritize and successfully manage through risks
    • Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving leading to systemic improvements and lasting results
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a challenging, fast paced environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Willingness and ability to roll up your sleeves get into the details
    • Ability to synthesize complex concepts/strategies into clear story for both internal and external constituents
    • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
    • Experience analyzing financial information and data 


Join us  

and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work  and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.  


Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build  

a career where your skills are valued and developed.  


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If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030.



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