Equity Compensation Accounting Associate

Manhattan Permanent
  • Leading Finance Firm
  • New York City

About Our Client

My client is a leading Financial Services firm in the Broker Dealer space located in Manhattan.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Assist with monthly accounting entries for compensation, including payroll, equity compensation expense, and balance sheet activity for equity transactions
  • Interact with Finance team to coordinate compensation accounting entries
  • Assist with earnings-per-share preparation including review of financial statement disclosure
  • Provide support to external and internal auditors
  • Responsibility for equity administration tasks to ensure accuracy and completeness of transactions
  • Close coordination with HR to ensure all details necessary for accounting are captured
  • Work with other members of Finance, including Payroll, Financial Reporting, Corporate Accounting and Tax to ensure completeness and accuracy of transactions
  • Participate in process improvement projects
  • Ad hoc requests, as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience researching GAAP guidance to resolve accounting questions
  • Controls mindset
  • NetSuite experience is a plus
  • Strong proficiency using MS Office applications, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Professionalism and ability to work with highly confidential data

What's on Offer

  • Healthcare and wellness options
  • 401(k) match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and tuition assistance
  • Other perks include generous time-off policies, stipends for gym memberships, exercise equipment and similar, and access to on-site healthcare
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