Staff Accountant

  • location: New Hyde Park, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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job description

Staff Accountant

job summary:
A leading snack food distributor is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join their team to kick off the New Year!

The Staff accountant will report to the company's Accounting Manager and will be responsible for preparing all journal entries for monthly close; maintaining analysis for balance sheets and major accounts; preparing and reviewing weekly payroll; coding all AP invoices; assisting in audit and budget prep.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Code all invoices processed by Accounts Payable Clerks on a daily basis
  • Monitor daily cash flow
  • Prepare weekly payroll via Paypro (maintain/update time cards, update weekly attendance worksheet in Excel)
  • Process electronic funds transfers upon accounts receivable weekly closing
  • Prepare monthly journal entries (cash receipts, disbursements, payroll, accruals, sales and purchases) and enter into the General Ledger system
  • Analyze all accounts for accuracy prior to finalizing monthly financial statements
  • Prepare variance analysis of all expense accounts, year over year and year to budget
  • Track monthly merchandise inventory
  • Reconcile and prepare charges for intercompany merchandise purchases
  • Monthly payroll reconciliation
  • Assist in annual audit prep
  • Prepare the annual fiscal budget
  • Related duties as needed (Assist AP/AR with billing issues)
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in general ledger accounting
  • Solid knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Proficiency in Excel is required; familiarity with Paypro payroll is a plus
  • Experience working with a major ERP system
  • Ability to commute to company warehouses (Long Island) on a monthly basis
 
location: New Hyde Park, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 35 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
The Staff accountant will report to the company's Accounting Manager and will be responsible for preparing all journal entries for monthly close; maintaining analysis for balance sheets and major accounts; preparing and reviewing weekly payroll; coding all AP invoices; assisting in audit and budget prep.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Code all invoices processed by Accounts Payable Clerks on a daily basis
  • Monitor daily cash flow
  • Prepare weekly payroll via Paypro (maintain/update time cards, update weekly attendance worksheet in Excel)
  • Process electronic funds transfers upon accounts receivable weekly closing
  • Prepare monthly journal entries (cash receipts, disbursements, payroll, accruals, sales and purchases) and enter into the General Ledger system
  • Analyze all accounts for accuracy prior to finalizing monthly financial statements
  • Prepare variance analysis of all expense accounts, year over year and year to budget
  • Track monthly merchandise inventory
  • Reconcile and prepare charges for intercompany merchandise purchases
  • Monthly payroll reconciliation
  • Assist in annual audit prep
  • Prepare the annual fiscal budget
  • Related duties as needed (Assist AP/AR with billing issues)
 
qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in general ledger accounting
  • Solid knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Proficiency in Excel is required; familiarity with Paypro payroll is a plus
  • Experience working with a major ERP system
  • Ability to commute to company warehouses (Long Island) on a monthly basis
 
skills: Excel, General Ledger, Payroll - 50 - 500
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.

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