Looking for a Accoutants for a six month contract with probable extensions or possible conversion to a Full Time Employee of our client.
This is a remote work from home role but candidates need to be located within an our or two hours driving distance to our client's office in Manhattan for possible future conversion to FTE or a very occasional onsite meeting.
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 30 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: No Degree Required
SUMMARY OF DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.) Excel skills - 2+ years
2.) Accounting skills and background - 2+ years
NICE TO HAVE
1.) FI/banking industry
2.) Public accounting exp
"The Accountant II performs a variety of accounting functions for an assigned line(s) of business, and/or specializes in a particular accounting area(s) with technical accounting knowledge to give detailed and informed accounting opinions of assigned business activities. Responsible for the capital adequacy reporting (BASEL) and Stress Testing ensuring the data flowing through systems is accurate and fit for use and performs data cleansing via Web Interface Supplementary Process (WISP) in which data errors or inaccurate values are remediated for Capital Reporting Leads activities of unit, assigning, prioritizing, monitoring work and mentoring new staff; Provides direction and answers questions as needed Participates in the development of overall department operating policies and procedures by communicating new or unique situations and solutions developed Trains accounting and management personnel in assigned business lines in proper day-to-day accounting responsibilities and procedures, developing an accounting perspective and learning how to observe and recognize accounting issues and problems Reviews monthly financial activity and ensures transactions are appropriately recorded in proper accounts, such as cost capitalizing vs. expensing and monthly closing. Researches discrepancies and makes corrections and updates as necessary Provides ongoing, proactive, specialized accounting advice and counsel to assigned lines of business to ensure clients are operating efficiently under applicable accounting rules and regulations Recognizes, identifies and investigates client accounting issues that need attention and offers accounting opinions based on research and knowledge and resolves problems Ensures client activities are in compliance with Company policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations Ensures monthly recording of income, expense and other financial transactions is accurate and timely Considers and explains risk management issues prior to implementation, such as determining how the accounting of new initiatives will be monitored and controlled; Coordinates revisions to accounting policy manual for policies within areas of expertise Performs a variety of research and analysis after the monthly financial closing, including determining business line results, calculating profitability, researching variances, investigating transaction types and appropriateness and other analyses Reviews account reconciliations, ensuring that the process is efficient, technically sound and complete and in compliance with applicable accounting guidelines and regulations; Ensures that reconciliations are done properly, including complex areas such as accounting requirements for mortgage servicing rights and determining loan income over the life of a volatile asset such as a loan subject to prepayment Analyzes accounting treatment of various transactions to ensure proper recording, including complex activities such as purchase accounting and amortization schedules for acquisitions Requires limited supervision, ability to interact with clients on a wide range of topics
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. Ability to apply accounting and mathematical principles to work as needed. Ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses. Knowledge of federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations as related to accounting. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and any other related accounting software. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related financial discipline required. An advanced degree in a financial discipline is preferred. 2-4 years financial and/or accounting experience required."
Skills needed for submittals
Has this candidate worked as a former client Contractor via SOW? Yes or no
Has your candidate worked at our clinent as a Full Time employee? yes or no
Accountant Experience- years
Advanced Excel- years
Banking / Financial Industry Experience- years
Does the candidate have an accounting designation-Yes or no
public accounting- years
- Experience level: Experienced
- Minimum 2 years of experience
- Education: No Degree Required
- Accounting/Finance (2 years of experience is required)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.