Details for Job Order Number 70314:

Job Title: Staff Accountant
Locations: New York, New York
Job Type: Direct
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Our client, an industry leader in the Cosmetics industry is seeking a seasoned Staff Accountant.

The Staff Accountant maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts, assists in preparation of financial statements, and performs ad hoc analysis when necessary.

This role offers the opportunity to work with several departments within the company and to experience a wide range of responsibilities, expediting and heightening the learning experience.

This position reports to the Sr. Manager of Accounting.


Accounts Receivable: Daily cash posting

Research and communication with customers regarding fines, deductions, and chargebacks

Maintain collections log and prepare write-offs

Reconciliation of payment remittance details and applied deductions to outstanding Accounts Receivable

Accounts Payable: Daily coding and entering of invoices

Maintain proper documentation of vendors, invoices, contracts, W-9s, etc 

Weekly management of vendor payments

Maintain and record bank settlements

Monthly financial statements:

Prepare monthly journal entries

Reconcile balance sheet accounts

Track and analyze monthly expense details within the P&L

Analysis of P&L and balance sheet accounts as needed

Prepare monthly inventory report and analysis

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: At least 2 years of bookkeeping/accounting experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

Excellent organization skills, with the ability to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)

Ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Team player who can collaborate with other departments within the organization