NY/Sr Accountant/608749

  • Location
    New Hyde Park, New York
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Contract, Sr Accountatn role in North Hills, NY.  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Pay Rate: $33.00 per hour

Length of Assignment:  12 months


This position will serve as an accounting partner in the Retail Accounting department by contributing to the full accounting cycle, which includes, but is not limited to: Ensure the integrity of financial information in compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP) and company policy. Ensure the timely and accurate completion of the month-end close, including balance sheet reconciliations and roll forwards, internal reporting and analysis of the Balance Sheet and P&L, corporate reporting requirements, etc. Ensure adequate controls are in place, and monitor the effectiveness of such controls, to maintain an internal control structure that enables accurate accounting and reporting of all financial transactions. Monitor various business and operating metrics to aide in daily operational decisions. This role requires in-depth knowledge of GAAP and general accounting operations, combined with exquisite critical thinking and analytical skills. Additionally, this role requires a strong work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, effective problem-solving skills and dynamic decision-making abilities. Working effectively with others is significant. Play an integral role in the monthly financial close process by processing and reviewing the necessary journal entries and performing the required variance analysis. Ensure accuracy and timelines with adherence to the 3-day month-end close deadline. Reconcile and review balance sheet reconciliations, roll forwards, internal financial statements, and financial information provided to the business, corporate tax team, external auditors, corporate accounting, finance, etc. Resolve issues timely and ensure balances are properly supported and explained. Ensure all accounting procedures, records, and reports conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Interpret the meaning of financial information obtained and make accounting adjustments accordingly through preparation of journal entries (areas expected to include – but not limited to – COGS, G&A, PP&E, etc.). Partner with other departments for financial statement reviews and ensure adherence to internal controls. Facilitate information requests with operating teams. Review and analyze daily and monthly activities for accuracy providing recommendations when opportunities for improvement are presented. Eliminate non-value add/non-essential tasks. Increase efficiency. Oversee special projects as assigned and other research/support/data requests tasks.


Requirements: Bachelor degree in Accounting required. CPA preferred. Knowledge of GAAP, accounting operations, finance and financial statements. Strong accounting, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports. Ability to effectively collaborate with teams within the business. Strong time management skills and ability to meet multiple strict deadlines. Self-starter, high energy, results oriented, detail oriented, organized, professional demeanor. Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, growing and demanding environment. Willing and able to travel to field locations and corporate entities as needed. Minimum of 5-7 years of Accounting experience required Knowledge and understanding of month-end close processes and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion/Essbase, and Blackline


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IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to www.adeccousa.com.


If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Laurie Czechowski, laurie.czechowski@adeccona.com, (631) 844-7620


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