The Accounting Officer – Financial Reporting

Purchase, NY

The Accounting Officer – Financial Reporting is working closely with Chief Financial Officer and primarily responsible for managing general ledger and sub ledgers, preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements and a consolidate package, preparing and maintaining account reconciliations and internal reports, performing account analysis, leading automation initiatives, and responding to various requests from external / internal parties.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Complete month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial statements and other reporting items accurately and timely in conformance with US GAAP
  • Prepare monthly closing journal entries and maintain reconciliations for balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Record necessary journal entries to terminate leases and take them off from the GL
  • Perform various analysis including but not limited to budget to actual analysis, profit analysis by product, and fluctuation analysis
  • Prepare internal / external reports as requested
  • Process ST and LT loans on a weekly basis
  • Respond to requests from internal/external parties including a third party accounting firm who prepares tax returns and performs audits
  • Assist in evaluating processes based on risks and efficiency, and developing new processes through automation and/or procedural change
  • Assist in analysis and documentation of internal accounting controls and procedures
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to participating in special projects, system enhancements, automation initiatives, or ad hoc analyses/projects as assigned

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA, or in the process of becoming a CPA
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting working experience under US GAAP/US GAAS with mix of public accounting and small corporate company accounting background, preferably in financial industry
  • Great team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify problems and items to be improved and recommend solutions to moderately complex control, financial, or technical issues.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • Able to work independently on multiple assignments by prioritizing workload while effectively supporting teamwork and achievement of team objectives
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
  • Self-starter with high ethical standards
  • Ability to work closely with the internal / external team under pressure and in fast changing environment to achieve company goals.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook skills, including complex spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of Great Plains is a plus
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future.

 

 

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 5/21/2019
Salary $80,000- $90,000 + 7.5% bonus






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