Senior Accountant

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  • Location:

    New York , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a market leading organization in the services industry and they wish to hire a Senior Accountant to join their team and will be responsible for supporting accounting management to ensure adherence to GAAP.


Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Prepare monthly and year-end reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts
  • Prepare year-end audit schedules requested by auditor
  • Record journal entries (including accruals) and review P&Ls and Balance Sheet accounts for various departments.
  • Prepare various balance sheet roll-forwards and other account analyses with adequate support.
  • Support Accounting Manager with preparing, reviewing and managing the close of sub-ledgers such as fixed assets.
  • Review the month-end operational accounting journal entries prepared by the staff accountants.
  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure their monthly submissions are complete and accurate and prepare the related journal entry.
  • Coordinate with related parties to ensure timely, complete and accurate billing and payment.
  • Prepare support for footnote disclosures.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting requirements & various disclosure requirements in connection with the Company’s SEC filings.
  • Assist with documentation and compliance with SOX for certain processes.
  • Support the internal and external auditor process.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, MBA preferred
  • CPA is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • Advanced Excel and accounting software
  • Experience with SEC filings is a big plus
  • SOX experience