Jarden Corporation Assistant Project Accountant - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

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Position Title: Assistant Project Accountant

Location: South Deerfield, MA

Reports to: Director, Corporate Finance

Under direction of the Director, Corporate Finance the Assistant Project Accountant will be responsible for reviewing capital expenditures invoices and recording property and equipment transactions of the company, and will take on additional tasks as needed. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are needed.


  • Scrutinize Purchase Req’s and PO’s against the Capital Budget. Review daily invoices for proper Capital GL accounts and Sales tax information and make changes if needed

  • Record and track all property and equipment purchases made by the company. Record asset disposals, transfers and monthly depreciation

  • Maintenance of both Lawson Activity Management and Asset Management Systems, Set-up of new activities and budgets, Closing Activities.

  • Other similar accounting duties and/or projects as assigned.

Key Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.

  • 0-1 years related accounting experience.

  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.

  • Strong computer skills including using an ERP, Crystal Report and all of Microsoft software (e.g. Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)

  • Good communication skills; attention to detail; strong analytical and problem solving skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 111016

Location: MA - South Deerfield