Overview

Summary
Support the general ledger accounting responsibilities for the firm including the New York head office as well as the domestic and international branch offices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monthly bank and general ledger account reconciliations to ensure accurate and timely booking of transactions
  • Expense variance analysis of actuals versus budget and prior year
  • Assist with quarterly and annual tax analyses and filings for the firm and branch offices
  • Assist with schedules and analyses for annual firm and pension audits
  • Assist with documentation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Assist with the month end close process
  • Assist with annual budget preparation
  • Branch office support and coordinating with other departments
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the firm’s systems and processes surrounding the general ledger and fixed assets
  • Ad Hoc projects

In addition, responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all employees. This includes complying with the firm’s information security policies, protecting firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management.

Qualifications

  • Excellent MS Excel skills required.  Experience with Elite 3E, Sage (Best) Fixed Asset System and Essbase preferred, but not required.
  • Good problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required.  Must exhibit professionalism, flexibility, and a teamwork approach.  Attention to detail.

Education and/or Experience

B.S. or B.A. Accounting/Finance major required with 3+ years of general accounting experience. Law firm or public accounting experience preferred. CPA a plus.

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary: $70,000.00-$90,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: October 19, 2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt