Senior Accountant in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, located in New York City is adding a Senior Accountant to the team. The Senior Accountant will support the General Ledger accounting operation and must have at least 4 years of combined month end close experience and at a global, public traded organization and must have CPA and Big 4 experience.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Perform monthly and quarterly close, ensuring accurate results are completed on time for reporting in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare journals, accounts reconciliation and fluctuation analysis.
  • Manage and lead the process of best practices on general ledger to simplify, standardize and scale the organization for accuracy and efficiency.
  • Support external auditors and assist with audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility to help develop and improve accounting processes and procedures.
  • Communicate and work with Finance, Legal, AP, Payroll, FP&A, Tax and various business owners on policies, processes, to assist with improvements within the organization.
  • Supervise, Mentor, teach and review the work of other Staff Accountants of the division.
  • Participate in special projects, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA license
  • 3 to 5 years' experience with minimum of 3 years exp. from Big 4
  • Related month close or GL experience with global, public traded company preferred
  • Previous experience with Great Plains preferred and Strong Excel skills (VLookups, Pivot tables)
  • Ability to travel as required

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent role with great benefits and 401(k) plans, Paid time off, life insurance and the opportunity to grow with the company.