Staff Accountant

New York, NY

Posted: 03/23/2020 Employment Type: Full Time Permanent Industry: Accounting Job Number: NYC018 Pay Rate: Competitive Branch: New York, NY Division:

Job Description

Our NYC partner is a growing nationally recognized full-service accounting, tax, and consulting firm and ranked one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S. with over 1,000 partners and staff and 14 offices. The client is seeking a Staff Accountant in their Livingston, NJ office with the following: 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:   

  • Process timesheets and payroll using varying timekeeping software and payroll providers   
  • Enter payroll journal entries based on reports for multiple organizations   
  • Perform full cycle accounts payable function   
  • Process accounts receivable invoices for a variety of contract types   
  • Prepare day-to-day and month-end close entried including revenue, payroll, prepaid expenses, unbilled accounts receivable and accrued liabilities   
  • Prepare monthly journal entried for entry into the general ledger by collecting necessary data, analyzing and/or allocating costs and preparing audit trail support for the journal entries   
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and prepare monthly reconciliation package   
  • Prepare monthly variance analyses for balance sheets accounts as part of month-end close process   
  • Develop and maintain and understanding of the accounting operations within each assigned client   
  • Obtain a working knowledge of the client's accounting software packages   
  • Assist external auditors and tax accountants at year-end with preparing schedules, providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures and preparing any other necessary data   
  • Assist in the preparation of the client year-end 1099 submissions   
  • Perform assigned audit, review and compilation procedures  
  • Verify bank balances, examine fixed assets and perform inventory counts   
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to senior associates, managers and partners   
  • Provide significant help and support to Senior Professionals   
  • Build working relationships with peers, supervisors and client personnel   
  • Other duties as assigned      


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Job Requirements


Position Requirements:   

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting    
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited college or university   
  • Professional accounting or internship experience preferred   
  • Obtain or plan to obtain 150 credit hours for CPA eligibility   
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational and project management skills      


Additional Information

YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE HERE and scroll to the bottom-right to create a NEW Login ID. Only qualified applicants will be contacted and we appreciate your interest. Thank you.

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