• Senior Accountant

    Location US-NJ-Somerset
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description

    At a Glance

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join the Data Center Power & Control Divison Team in Somerset, NJ. The sucessful candidate is responsible for completing financial statements to provide to Internal management and parent company for daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting. Responsible for reconciliation of General Ledger accounts.  Assist in coordinating the financial activities of Raritan while insuring the policies, procedures and internal controls are sufficient to safeguard the assets of the company and that they are followed


    What Will You Do?



    • Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as required. 
    • Assist with year end audit of US operations and consolidated entity. 
    • Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and enforce internal controls framework. 
    • Maintain and trouble shoot JD Edwards (Global ERP System) financial systems issues. 
    • Interact with senior management within the finance organization as well outside on both a corporate or regional level. 
    • External reporting and filings including IRS, banking and others.

    Consolidated corporate monthly book close:

    • Prepare and maintain consolidated account analysis (Balance sheet and P&L)
    • Prepare consolidated financial statements and management reports

    US operations monthly book:

    • Month end journal entries including revenue
    • Balance sheet Account analysis (ie. Fixed assets, prepaids, accruals, deferred revenue, inventory and etc.)
    • P&L variance analysis
    • Management Reporting




    Required Skills



    • BS in Accounting/Finance required. CPA is a plus


    • Minimum 5 years experience in accounting


    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
    • Ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes improvements to prevent errors and develop efficiencies.
    • Must have solid financial control background and demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills. Must demonstrate good judgment, well developed business ethics, integrity and consultancy skills.
    • Exceptional computer skills including advanced skills in Excel, related financial and data base software. Knowledge of JE Edwards and SQL a plus.
    • Ability to work independently and to partner with other departments and to interface with senior management.
    • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business. 


    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

    Legrand is a leading provider in intelligent rack PDUs, KVM switches, and other data center infrastructure monitoring and management solutions. Legrand’s power strategy experts have provided power solutions for labs, data centers, and telecommunications operations for 30 years. Over 60,000 customers around the world rely on Legrand’s rack power distribution units and award winning power management solutions to reduce downtime, facilitate capacity planning, improve energy utilization, and drive efficiency.  For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com








    Equal Opportunity Employer


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