Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 112

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a cosmetics company, is seeking a Senior Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal candidate must have retail experience with an understanding of financial controls.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for closing the books, account reconciliations, and other ad hoc projects. This person should be looking to grow into the position of controller.
  • Analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts and prepare account reconciliations as appropriate
  • Prepare journal entries as appropriate
  • Review and process expense report; review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval; and, assemble invoices to be completed for payment
  • Prepare the daily bank reconciliations and weekly cash flow projections; update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Maintain the fixed asset master ledger and depreciation schedules

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • CPA is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar environment
  • Willingness to extend themselves and assist other people
  • Understanding of financial controls
  • Experience and competency working with Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment