Staff Accountant

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

The Staff Accountant reports to the Controller. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the general ledger accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and completing account and bank reconciliations. Assist with monthly closings and account analysis and support the accounting team in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with monthly close and financial reporting
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Prepare journal entries and ensure accuracy of results
  • Prepare analysis of accounts as necessary
  • Reconcile bank accounts and prepare daily cash report
  • Maintain fixed asset/depreciation schedules, including capital spending reports
  • Monitor and report sales and use tax
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end closings
  • Skills and Abilities:

    The successful candidate will have strong analytical and problem solving skills. He/She will be extremely detail-oriented, organized, highly motivated, proactive, and willing to learn. He/She will have strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and deadlines and take full ownership of assignments. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels throughout the organization and can work independently and in a team environment.

    Qualifications (Include, but not limited to):

  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with Sage or any other ERP system is a plus
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, v-lookup, and logic formulas)

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