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Sr. Accountant

Location: NY / JC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: FACNewYorkAd@addisongroup.com

Sr. Accountant

A growing public accounting firm with an entrepreneurial environment and flexible schedule is looking for a Sr. Accountant due to growth. This organization has experience significant growth in the last 6 months and anticipates doubling the size of the organization over the next two years.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
  • Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.
  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Provides accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. 
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Master’s Degree or other advanced degree desired
  • CPA preferred
  • Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese a plus
  • At least three years of experience providing accounting services to external clients
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)