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Senior Accountant - Accounts Receivable in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 3/2/2023

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    At least 5 year(s)
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    $0.00 - $0.00 per hour

Job Description

Company Overview:

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry, with its offerings spanning more than 70 countries around the world. PCHI is also the largest vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of party goods in North America.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories.

PCHI operates across multiple businesses within its Retail Division and Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City ( is the leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores, as well as Halloween City ( seasonal pop-up stores. The Consumer Products Division includes design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader in celebration décor, tableware, costumes, and accessories, and Anagram, the global market leader in foil balloons.  

PCHI is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. with additional locations throughout the Americas and Asia.    

Job Overview:

The Senior Accountant will support the Accounts Receivable activities of PCHI, in partnership with the local and remote team in India.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Daily reconciliation of incoming orders for accuracy on a daily basis
  • Generate and send daily & monthly invoices for completed orders
  • Process & post credit card, check, and ACH payments
  • Issue credit memos and account adjustments
  • Regularly collect outstanding customer balances, maintaining a clean Accounts Receivable aging report
  • Reconcile and report daily transactional credit card activity
  • Update daily sales reports for multiple divisions
  • Reconcile month-end revenue balances between the GL and subledger system
  • Maintain customer account information and set up new accounts and products as needed
  • Input orders into system
  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.
  • Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions.
  • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.
  • Creates reports regarding the status of customer accounts as requested.
  • Research customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Collections Manager and other staff.
  • Collaborates with the Collections Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic (at least bimonthly) basis.
  • Assists Account Manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate employees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Expected Salary Range: $80,440 - $100,550 

The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc. 

Job Requirements

Skills Required: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively collaborate cross-functionally and cross culturally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically in Word, Outlook and particularly Excel. Must be able to perform intermediate formulas
  • Experience with BPCS and JBA strongly preferred
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to ability to prioritize competing priorities and work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to proactively identify potential roadblock and present solutions
  • A proven ability to quickly learn internal systems, workflows, and technologies
  • Self-motivated and willing to work independently as well as part of a global team


  • 5+ years of Accounting or Accounts Receivable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant field of study
  • Previous experience in the retail industry, providing support to the various business units (retail, wholesale and distribution centers)

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