Senior Accountant

Manhattan Permanent
  • Consumer Goods Company based in Manhattan
  • Looking for Senior Accountant

About Our Client

The client is a Consumer Goods company based in NYC. This role is based hybrid.

Job Description

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  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner to ensure our financial statements are of the highest quality.
  • Contribute to ensure the timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close based on internal as well headquarter (HQ) deadlines.
  • Able to train and mentor the junior accountant and staff accountant, hereunder reviewing workpapers and posted entries
  • Post all payroll and bonus related entries. Ensure completeness and accuracy of payroll and benefits.
  • Prepare quarterly report to Management for group medical expenses and the balance sheet position
  • Prepare and post Intercompany transactions, hereunder Intercompany reconciliation of.
  • Analytical tasks to ensure the accuracy of the balance sheet and profit and loss.
  • Travel expenses
  • Work closely with Tax department to review, post and reconcile tax related entries.
  • Support, review and ensure IFRS standard compliance for the entries for lease accounting and asset accounting
  • Partner with FP&A team on the forecasting and budgeting process and perform the variance analysis on key accounts.
  • Participate in the annual audit and ensure timely delivery of the information/data requested by the auditors.
  • Assist to perform balance sheet reconciliations, including prepaid and provision accounts, etc.
  • Assist with yearly risk assessment and the ad hoc insurance related matters.
  • Prepare work papers for accounting entries accordingly.
  • Act as business partner and transfer accounting knowledge to other departments.
  • Review if assigned accounting topics are in line with accounting guidelines based on HQ procedures and IFRS updates.

The Successful Applicant

  • BS/BA in Finance or Accounting
  • 5-6 years of professional accounting/finance experience required
  • Knowledge of SAP (R/3) a plus
  • Industry (Retail/WHS/eCommerce) is plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (particularly excel)
  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative, hands-on
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under deadlines

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Stephen Spataro
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