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Location: Staten Island, NY

Posted: 6/16/2017

Job Type: Full-Time

Category: Accounting

Experience: 5 years

Education: Not Specified

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Minimum Experience: 4-year degree in finance/accounting, minimum 5 years industry experience, GAAP-compliance experience and CPA-preferred

Overview of Job Description: Manages operating transactions of the Company to ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions, as well as providing financial and operational reports.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities/Requirements

  • Accounting / ERP System
    • Manage selection process for cloud-based, low-end accounting and ERP system
    • Assist in procurement of accounting / ERP system
    • Lead setup and launch of accounting / ERP system
    • Manage accounting / ERP system

  • Financial Reporting
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual internal financial statements (IS, BS and CF)
    • Prepare daily and weekly operational reports
    • Prepare reports required by senior lenders and other investors
    • Organize and manage annual audit
    • Prepare all Agency financial report filings
    • Ensure compliance with GAAP

  • Financial Forecasting
    • Assist with monthly and annual forecasting
    • Lead weekly cash forecasting

  • Transactional Responsibilities
    • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
    • Responsible for scheduling and paying all A/P (two signatures required)
    • Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
    • Maintains general ledger by transferring accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
    • Process checks / wires / ACH for payments to vendors
    • Daily weekly cash reconciliations

  • Payroll and Benefits
    • Manage payroll
    • Manage benefits programs

  • Other Responsibilities
    • Approve customer payment terms
    • Supervise office assistant, including training to post journal entries, enter AR and AP transactions, assist with shipping and coordinate shippers, and other similar tasks
    • Secures financial information by completing database backups
    • Maintain confidentiality of information
    • Stay current with job knowledge and latest trends by participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations, reading professional publications and maintaining personal networks
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • Other Qualities
    • Excel and analytical skills
    • Research skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Deadline-oriented
    • Thoroughness
    • Troubleshooting

Staten Island, New York
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