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Staff Accountant

  • Ref: 304692
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Investment Banking
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00/yr plus Bonus

Opportunity Description

The Staff Accountant will prepare, analyze, and maintain Corporate financial records. Staff Accountants are responsible for executing a variety of financial procedures, including accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliations, billing, bookkeeping, and general ledger entries. ** Please note this position is a temporary to permanent role. **

Job Duties

  • Utilize QuickBooks accounting software to enter accounting transactions, ensure transactions are recorded correctly (GAAP) and maintain accounting records/data
  • Create, review, and analyze financial statements
  • Inspect account books for accuracy
  • Organize and update financial records
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliation
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Prepare and maintain operational procedures
  • Discretionary services
  • Backup to Senior Accountant for entering transactions in Quickbooks
  • Send general ledger to Discretionary Operations Team
  • Support for the Custody Exam
  • Review expenses
  • Create schedules, analysis, and filings as necessary
  • Review work of Accounting Assistants/Interns
  • Perform operational administrative tasks – sending out correspondences, scanning, filing, etc.
  • Perform banking functions – pay and review bill payments, wire transfers, bank reconciliations
  • Maintain and review supporting schedules to financial statements – Client Receivables, Other Liability Schedule, Miscellaneous Receivables, Cash Receipts, Fixed Assets and Depreciation, etc.


Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field

Experience & Skills Required

  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience at CPA firm or within an organization’s accounting department
  • Familiar with tax laws and financial reporting standards
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365, including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Financial reporting – ability to read and analyze financial reports
  • Data management
  • Ability to interpret and apply guidelines, contracts, policies, etc.