Staff Accountant

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #29760
  • Salary: $25.00

Title of Position: Staff Accountant

Pay Rate Range: $30-45/hr

Location: New York City (Midtown)


The Atlantic Group has partnered with a private equity firm in the New York City area that has an immediate need for a Staff Accountant to join their team. This position is a full-time contract role with opportunity to become permanent based on performance.


  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Analyze, complete and communicate detailed account variance analysis
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Support monthend and yearend close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Assist in the annual financial audit including providing any necessary support and answering auditor questions
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with our Accounting manager to improve financial procedures



  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years in relevant accounting experience (industry or public)
  • Oracle experienced is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including Vlookups and Pivot Tables)
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects


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.

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Job ID: 29760