Job Category: Accounting

Staff Accountant (MM)

Job Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: 2021-09-07

New York, NY – Hybrid Work Schedule

The Staff Accountant reports directly to the CFO and the ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of prior business experience in accounting at a company or at a public accounting firm. The Company culture is highly collaborative and entrepreneurial, so a desire to be part of a small team and demonstrate initiative and proactive problem solving is crucial. This position is a hybrid work schedule w/ 1-2 days in office in NYC and the rest remote.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support Financial Planning, Analysis and Special Projects. Support the CFO in preparation of reports for financial forecasting, budgets, profitability analyses and manufacturing/inventory planning. Assist CFO with annual budget/forecast and generate monthly actual versus budget reports. Research variances from budget/forecast to determine root causes and enable implementation of corrective action. Provide information to management to identify issues that impact financial results, both positively and negatively. Assist with weekly cash flow analyses and payment proposals. Assist CFO/CEO on a variety of important projects focusing on forecasting, financial planning, strategic initiatives, and compliance. Conduct product, channel and customer analysis and monitoring. Post the month end close journal entries (e.g., Payroll, COGS, Sales Reconciliation, Sales Return Reserves, Accruals, Prepayments). Prepare the monthly financial statements (e.g., Balance Sheet and P&L). Oversee tax, annual sales tax reports for NY and prepare and file 1099 forms. Develop internal controls and ensure compliance with GAAP and Company accounting policy and procedures. Create customer invoices and vendor invoices in QuickBooks and validate
ecord credit/debit memos. Record all cash transactions, reconcile cash daily and prepare monthly bank reconciliations. Set up all payment transactions to vendors in QuickBooks, process payments in bank and communicate to vendors when payments approved and issued. Initiate semi-monthly payroll transaction with ADP and work with Sales Management to create payments to Company retail freelancer consultants. Monitor and follow up on balances in accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations and check runs. Reconcile company credit card and record transactions. Assist Director of Operations with updates to the inventory forecast report.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree in accounting. 3-5 years of experience in accounting at a company or at a public accounting firm. Superior knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Experience working with QuickBooks (preferably Enterprise Edition) is required. Accounting experience in retail, beauty or CPG a plus, not required.

Please contact Michaela Mattera at mmattera@clarkdavis.com

70-75K Range

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