Staff Accountant

New York, NY

Looking for a staff accountant to join our exciting, entrepreneurial company, which is backed by world class equity investors.  Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accounting, the qualified individual will have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing, culture-rich business.

 

Responsibilities

  • General ledger entries and support schedule preparation as part of month-end close
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including fixed assets, deferred rent, accruals and prepaid expenses
  • Prepare month-end binder package and obtain appropriate sign-offs
  • Work closely with AR and AP departments to investigate and correct account discrepancies
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports for designated departments
  • Assist with bank reconciliations
  • External audit preparation and fieldwork assistance
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements and budget performance
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Federal Excise Tax returns
  • Opportunity to develop, expand, and improve on technology in operating and financial systems
  • Ad hoc projects

 

 

Qualifications

  • Four (4) year Accounting degree (BA or BS)
  • Minimum of two (2) years previous experience
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Able to work as part of a team and meet constant stream of deadlines
  • Quality and detail oriented
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Public accounting experience preferred but not required
  • CPA a plus but not required
Date Posted 6/21/2017
Salary $55,000-$70,000






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