ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888 FAX: 212-856-0826 info@marcusjobs.com

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PLACEMENTS PHONE: 212-856-9888
FAX: 212-856-0826
info@marcusjobs.com

11
SEP
2019

Staff Accountant

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Position Overview

The Staff Accountant will provide accounting and analytical support to our Finance and Operations team.  The ideal candidate will be a guardian of the financials – accurate and timely and a trusted adviser to our business partners delivering accounting expertise and insightful analytics to drive optimal decision making.  You will be a team player at heart and collaborate with others to support  the company’s business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly close activities (e.g., month-end close journal entries, analysis, reconciliations) related to inventory, production and manufacturing operations. Present results to operations team and management.
  • Perform deep-dive analysis of inventory and production transactions. Identify variances associated with these transactions and opportunities to improve performance.  Support development of plans, budgets and forecasts.
  • Run, modify or create queries to obtain relevant financial or transactional information. Review existing queries for efficiency and accuracy.  Propose and execute improvements to current financial reporting and analysis.
  • Complete annual filings of property tax returns and business license renewals for various jurisdictions according to prescribed deadlines.
  • Identify opportunities to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities. Maintain documentation of processes and procedures to ensure they follow corporate policies.
  • Assist and preparation of documentation for external audits.
  • Assist and coordinate with physical inventory count at manufacturing plants, warehouses and retail stores.
  • Provide support to finance management and other internal customers as needs arise, including ad-hoc financial analysis, and special projects. Serve as the point of contact for accounting and finance questions from our operations team.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting from accredited university.
  • 1 – 3 years of accounting experience in a professional environment. Consideration will be provided to recent graduates with internship experience.
  • Exposure to Microsoft Excel and Office products.
  • Exposure to mid-market / large company business systems. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus.
  • Exceptional learning, analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks within deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and managers.
  • Enthusiasm for continuous improvement and intellectual curiosity. Candidate will be asked about contributions to previous employers where they made a significant improvement for their company.