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Staff Accountant

  • Location: Bethpage, NY
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 18-05163
  • Date: August 10, 2018
  • Job title:



Daniel Dedeian

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Job Description - Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant General Summary:

Work in collaboration with the US accounting team to ensure accuracy and integrity of North America financial information in support of overall business objectives. Preparation of monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations as well as ad hoc analysis as needed.  Evaluates and identifies areas for continuous improvement to streamline processes. This assignment will last approximately 6 months.

Staff Accountant Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of journal entries and balance sheet recs
  • Monitor the integrity of the general ledger
  • Support month-end close process
  • Support field operations with finance/accounting related questions
  • Provides hands-on guidance to staff on issue resolution
  • Prepare and review of monthly financial statements to present to management
  • Marketing/Promotions accounting
  • WW magazine accounting
  • Identify improvements to automate existing manual processes
  • Assist with special projects (i.e. system implementations, operation initiatives, etc)
  • Document internal controls and procedures
  • Prepare workpapers and required schedules for audit and quarterly reviews

Staff Accountant Experience Required:

  • 4 year accounting degree
  • 5+ years accounting experience
  • Monthly close experience
  • Solid knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of Oracle (or similar GL systems)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Independent problem solving skills


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