Accountant

Recruiter
Legends
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
06 Nov 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Description

Staff Accountant, Corporate East

The Role

The Accountant will assist the Assistant Controller in directing and executing all accounting functions. These functions will include, but are not limited to, establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures, overseeing the preparation and evaluation of daily, weekly, and monthly financial operating reports and presenting findings and recommendations to Senior Management.

  • Participate in month–end close activities including the preparation and review of journal entries and review of budget–to–actual reports
  • Prepare and review monthly reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts and ensure that general ledger accounts are reconciled with resolution to reconciling items
  • More complicated work can include consolidations of domestic and foreign entities
  • Reconcile general ledgers, post journal entries, and assist with the preparation of financial statements
  • Accruals, fixed–assets, revenue recognition & variance analysis
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts and post eliminating journal entries
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents. Verify and analyze business records, transactions, and procedures
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for assigned general ledger accounts and balance sheets
  • Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year–end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data
  • Work closely with intercompany partners on intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare audit schedules and filing sales/use tax forms in multi–state environments
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX required


Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

5+ years of progressive accounting experience

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