Entry Level Staff Accountant

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Summary

Great Opportunity for a Junior Accountant with an Independently Owned Investment Bank In New York City.


Company Information:

Financial Services.


Job Description:

 

• Prepare and post general ledger entries.

• Reconcile various GL accounts (daily, weekly, & monthly) by gathering statements and balancing information.

• Process checks returned by other banks and notify branches/departments that are involved.

• Troubleshoot reconciliation differences and communicate with all parties involved (branches, vendors, etc.); correct errors by posting adjusting journal entries.

• Manual post to customer bank accounts

• Scan critical documents for record retention.

• Maintain spreadsheets and prepare activity logs as needed for department.

• Support monthly end closing process.

• Act as backup to department team members regarding various responsibilities (A/R, A/P, etc.).

• Secure financial information; safeguard customer information.

• Assist with other accounting projects as assigned by management. Skills, Education & Experience

 


Requirements / Qualifications:

• Assist with other accounting projects as assigned by management. Skills, Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

• 0 – 1 years progressive experience in Accounting or Finance, preferably at a financial institution.

• Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, including Excel & Word.

• Strong communication skills (verbal + written).

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Excellent analytic skills reqired.

• Must be detail-oriented, with superior organizational skills

• Ability to multi-task and manage tight deadlines.

• Must be a team player.

• Self-motivated, with high initiative and able to work with minimal supervision.

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