Staff Accountant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Overview: We are seeking a Staff Accountant with strong analytic capabilities. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and execution oriented, with a great attitude; payroll experience is required. The company is in the luxury industry and is based in Manhattan. Position Description:Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this role is a critical part of the infrastructure of this growing brand. Responsibilities include:
PayrollProcessing new hires + basic onboarding, background checksProcessing bi-weekly payroll with deductions for hourly and salary; recording payroll in GL including accrualsOngoing management of personnel files
Accounts PayableVendor management (W-9, system clean up and maintenance)AP Aging managementProcessing weekly invoices, including expense reportsExecuting payments by check, ACH, wire transfers, credit cardsCredit card ongoing management and monthly reconciliationsVendor files managementImplementation of paperless expense system and paperless APAd hoc analysis and reports
Analysis and reportsWork closely with other departments on regular reports and analyticsPerform various activities relating to both internal and external auditsAssist with cost accountingExplain unusual variances in assigned accountsPerform special projects as requested by senior management
Desired Skills and ExperienceHigh attention to detail is an absolute requirementMUST HAVE at least two or more years of progressive experience in accounting, with direct payroll experience. Experience in retail or luxury goods is a plusMastery of Excel, with very strong analytical skills. Should be fluent with a standard accounting package (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics); facility with new technologies and tools is a strong plusGood communicator with internal and external customers; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are critically important, as is demonstrated ability to develop good relationships with vendorsAbility to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, consistently meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed resultsPositive, helpful attitude excited to take on new projects, and ready to step in to help othersNot afraid to think out-of-the-box. Intellectually curious, hungry for knowledge and finding solutionsA bachelors degree is required; degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is a plus

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