Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 988

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a financial services firm, is seeking a Senior Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of general accounting experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, and facilitate timely payment of broker compensation in accordance with their contracts; consults with Senior Management and head of businesses
  • Perform month end close pertaining to Broker Compensation utilizing Oracle General Ledger system,
  • Perform monthly balance sheet substantiation, evaluate adequacy of expense accruals, resolving issues, and escalate key items to management timely
  • Prepare executive summary and report to Senior Management on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with the IT Team to continue improving and implementing the roll out of the global broker compensation system in Oracle

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 3+ years in an accounting role
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and manage team priorities and workload
  • Advanced analytical and Excel capabilities, project management skills
  • Critical thinking, team oriented views, attention to detail, communication - excellent oral and writing skills