Senior Accountant

Westchester, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares monthly general and standard journal entries
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and financial analysis
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial results
  • Assists independent auditors with interim and year end audits
  • Assist with monthly and year end closing
  • Variance analysis including budget to actual reporting and research
  • Support annual operating and capital budget process including departmental support
  • Prepares and or review monthly bank reconciliations including affiliated company accounts
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and analysis when needed
  • Able to identify possible discrepancies and propose corrections with proper supporting documentation and analysis
  • Participates in professional development activities
  • Evaluate existing accounting methods. Provides input to department’s goal setting process including making recommendations for improving policies, procedures, controls and systems
  • Keeps informed of all government regulations and procedures affecting Group finance and accounting procedures
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality

 

Requirements

 

  • Five or more years of accounting experience, CPA or on path to obtaining CAP license preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for one year of accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting theory, principles and practices to identify and describe accounting systems and subsystems.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and of cost accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of research techniques to analyze data and make recommendation.
  • Knowledge of computer information systems to present financial information.
  • Advanced Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Sage Financial ERP or other ERP experience a plus
  • Ability to prepare statistical and narrative accounting reports.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations accurately and quickly.
  • Ability to identify and compute ratios and percentages.

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 11/19/2020
Salary $30.00/hr






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