Senior Accountant

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:


We are looking to fill a Senior Accountant position at a billion-dollar, privately held company based out of New York. The ideal candidate will have 4 to 5 years of experience in the field, with a strong general accounting understanding and ability to resolve discrepancies and errors in general ledger accounts. The candidate should also have extensive analytical skills, while being able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment.


Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and update bank reconciliations
  • Maintain analysis for assigned income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Produce and post journal entries, including month end accruals, allocations, etc.
  • Research and resolve discrepancies and errors in general ledger accounts
  • Develop input sheets and obtain approvals to support wire transfers
  • Perform intercompany analysis/reconciliation by working closely with counterparts at the company’s subsidiaries
  • Assist in updating data for Census Reports


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years progressive experience in accounting field

    Required Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Proficient in booking basic consolidations and journal entries (3-5 acquisitions per year)
  • Intermediate experience with MS programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Comprehension of ERP Systems
  • Mid-level understanding of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting
  • Multi-tasking several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of JD Edward Enterprise One
  • Financial Reporting
  • Hyperion

    If you are interested in this job or other Accounting and Finance career opportunities from Parker + Lynch, please email Melanie Mangco at, or visit our website at

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