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    Job Description:

    We have an opening for a Senior Accountant in our NY office (it is expected that the position will be in a hybrid work environment, working from the office and home).  Reporting to our Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries for monthly financial close; entries including fixed assets, accruals, prepaids, depreciation & amortization, deferred rent, and intercompany transactions.  In addition, the candidate will assist with the internal controls cycle documentation, audit testing and work with internal/external auditors, as needed. The candidate will also assist the existing accounting team with various ad-hoc projects as necessary.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for preparing accurate journal entries relating to cash, prepaids, fixed assets, deferred rent, foreign exchange, and intercompany journal entries.
    • Possess the ability to perform accurate account reconciliations while understanding the activity and movements of various accounts and remediate any anomalies in a timely manner.
    • Review coding of expenses to ensure proper allocation between entities, along with costs and applicable taxes, domestically and internationally.
    • Continued focus on improving processes and analysis.
    • Special ad hoc projects and reports as needed.
    • Strong understanding of fixed assets and depreciation in accordance with GAAP.
    • Knowledge of GAAP while ensuring company accounting policies and procedures are followed and in compliance.
    • Have strong attention to detail while working and analyzing large volume of data.
    • Able to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders and external vendors.
    • Assist with reconciling bank statements and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
    • Assist with quarterly and annual audit requests, such as preparing supporting documentation and schedules while continually support on-going audit efforts and process documentation.
    • Demonstrates ability to work autonomously and can perform tasks with minimal direction and error free.
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly balance sheet and P&L flux analysis while understanding the overall business.

    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Must be proficient in Excel, Word and G-Suite tools.
    • Proficiency in NetSuite preferred.
    • Big Four experience and CPA preferred.
    • 3-6 years accounting experience.
    • Flexible and adaptable based on changing business needs and environment.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
    • Experience with Concur a plus.
    • Ability to analyze large volume of data with a strong attention to detail.

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