Staff Accountant


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Location

NY-Westbury

Classification

Full-Time

Description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining and recording accurate and timely financial transactions within reporting deadlines and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Essential Functions

• Prepare journal entries for the month-end close in accordance with GAAP.
• Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis and ensure they are properly supported.
• Ensure timely and accurate income statement recognition in accordance with GAAP.
• Adhere to monthly close deadline schedule to ensure tasks are completed within established deadlines.
• Adhere to internal controls and prepare deliverables for audits that involve reviews of accounting records.
• Capitalize internal labor project stages in accordance with accounting guidance.
• Identify critical issues that must be raised to a higher level for decision making.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with a strong GPA.
• Strong organization, time-management, prioritization, multi-tasking, independent-decision making, problem-solving, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
• Strong computer skills in a Windows environment, especially in Excel and Word, as well as Oracle Financial Systems.
• Must have the ability to handle multiple projects.
• Must be a team player with ability to prioritize.
• Hands-on, detail-oriented and proactive.
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues.

 

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