Accounting Associate – Long Island Based Financial Services Firm

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Summary

Corporate Accounting opportunity on Long Island!!


Company Information:

Long Island Based Financial Services Firm


Job Description:
  • Responsible for closing the monthly financials through preparation of monthly account reconciliations, compiling monthly financial statements, maintaining trust fund schedules on a monthly basis, reconciling bank accounts, preparing and entering journal entries and generating reports for various departments.
  • Prepares, examines and analyzes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Communicate with clients regarding relevant issues, and deliverables.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual work papers.
  • Coordinate or manage completion of client accounting work with staff to exceed client expectations.
  • Take ownership in being a part of a firm culture that values respect and integrity in its relationships with both clients and staff.
  • Special projects, ad hoc reporting and other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Requirements

  • Minimum four-year degree in accounting or related field.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in accounting
  • QuickBooks experience is required
  • Ability to effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Excellent analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of accounting concepts to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to solve business problems through the proactive identification of issues and subsequent collection, analysis, and interpretation of related data
  • Experience supporting senior operating management

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