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Staff Accountant

Company: Confidential Location: New York
Industry: Construction Commitment: Full Time
Contract Type: Direct Hire Practice Area: Accounting
Compensation: Competitive Compensation Education: Undergraduate Degree

Our client in the Construction industry in NYC is looking for a strong Staff Accountant with GL and AR experience to join their growing team! Excellent pay and benefits.

Job Summary: The Staff Accountant will be responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of accounting and financial activities for the company. This role supports and works directly with the VP of Finance and a team of Sr. Accountants with departments objective.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for the financial oversight and approval of accounting transactions in Company, by reviewing and approving check runs.
  • Provide a Monthly P & L and Balance sheet report.
  • Review and provide a weekly cash available report.
  • Reconciliation of payroll, Company credit cards and benefits.
  • Maintenance of accounts within QuickBooks software
  • Monitor and update A/R and A/P status for inclusion in bi-monthly receivables and payables reports for Senior Management.
  • Provide and analyze monthly P & L accounts
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconcilements as requested
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.
  • Prepare special project analysis working directly with  Project Managers and others.
  • Provide oversight to the monthly closing process including bank reconciliations and adjusting journal entries.
  • Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.
  • Prepare and submit sales tax paperwork
  • Assist in creating any standardized forms.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 3+ years within the construction industry or engineering/architecture industry.
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong experience with Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Ability to self-manage multiple projects at same time.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Analytical Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required experience:

  • Accounting: 3 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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