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Accountant

  • Ref: 283800
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Advertising Agencies
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: $40.00 - $44.00/hr.

Opportunity Description

Accountant needed for a temporary assignment in New York, NY. The Accountant will assist in the preparation of the company's financial statements and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 

Job Duties

  • Prepare, review, analyze and communicate financial, accounting and statistical information.
  • Perform monthly closing procedures and balance sheet accounts, as assigned. This includes performing and/or reviewing account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Review assigned areas of responsibility for continuous process improvement.
  • Responsible for monitoring, evaluating and implementing internal controls over areas of responsibility.
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting, analysis, and special assignments, as needed.
  • Investigate and research accounting questions related to internal and external reporting issues to ensure that financial activity is recorded in a manner consistent with the Company’s policies and procedures and GAAP
  • Assist in training others as needed in the Finance Group Completion/management of census reports on a routine basis.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Prior Public Accounting experience required, prefer Big 4 or mid-tier.
  • Proficient in Excel and experience with Great Plains or other G/L system a plus.
  • Experience in the media industry is a plus but not a necessity.
  • Detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be proactive and self-motivator with the ability to learn quickly.
  • Possess a desire to learn and be challenged.