Staff Accountant

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 08, 2014
Closes
Jun 07, 2014
Contact
Tricia Gibney
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for a staff account in our finance department. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter who desires to learn and be challenged in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must have 2 – 3 years of direct experience. This position requires someone who is detailed oriented with a strong knowledge of basic accounting skills as well as Excel and Quickbooks. Candidate must be able to work across all levels of the company, assisting with event budgets, vendor relationships, and general financial needs within the needs of the business.
Key Responsibilities:
•Ownership of A/R, A/P, billings and collections for 10 to15 million dollar business.
•Prepare and post journal entries, account reconciliations and analyses in Quickbooks
•Maintain revenue billing schedules, inclusive of billing and accounts receivable
•Manage monthly close process, including but not limited to journal entries, cash receipts and reconciliations
•Prepare supporting balance sheet schedules, investigate reconciling items, bank and credit card reconciliations
•Maintain company revenue recognition rules
•Perform daily cash activities as needed
•Work with production teams to financially reconcile their projects
•Various ad hoc analysis and other special projects to support the entire organization
•Assist in annual tax reporting
Requirements:
•Degree in Accounting
•2-3 years relevant accounting experience in a small to mid-size company
•Strong attention to detail
•Superior knowledge of and skills in Excel and Quickbooks
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•Ability to communicate and work well across teams and departments
•Must be independent, self-motivated and success driven, with ability to organize and manage multiple tasks concurrently and efficiently


Please include cover letter with resume and salary requirements. No phone calls please.