Role details

Senior Staff Accountant

Manhattan   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Looking for a Senior Staff Accountant with Fixed Assets and Lease experience
  • Immediate hire for a detail-oriented & motivated individual

About Our Client

International luxury retail/wholesale company.

Job Description

  • Manage journal entry process and account reconciliations for inventory, fixed assets, and lease-related balances
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs to inventory as required by GAAP and in accordance with Company methodology
  • Generate reporting and analysis for inventory costing
  • Maintain analysis related to inventory obsolescence
  • Review and analyze new leases contracts, prepare deferred rent schedules, and ensure rent expense is calculated correctly
  • Coordinate and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms to record and analyze fixed assets
  • Ensure depreciable lives and asset classifications are accurate and adhere to Company policy
  • Coordinate periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets and follow up with business partners on any discrepancies
  • Work closely with Finance and Director of Facilities to track capital expenditures in comparison to the capital budget and management expectations. Close out projects once completed.
  • Prepare lease obligation schedules, fixed asset rollforward, and other data to support quarterly and annual external reporting
  • Provide supporting schedules needed for property tax returns to Tax Department
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies
  • Participate in activities associated with periodic audits and reviews
  • Support various internal controls activities and the implementation of Sarbanes - Oxley 404 compliance requirements

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of public accounting or 4 years industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures related to inventory, fixed assets, and leases
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to perform critical analysis and thinking, prioritize and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive individual who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing environment
  • Desire to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Work effectively within the department and across departments
  • Fashion industry background is a plus

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive hourly rate and the opportunity to be considered for permanent work.

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