sr. accountant in new york

wendy markquart, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 50.00 - US$ 55.00 per hour
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job details

new york
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 50.00 - US$ 55.00 per hour
3 Years
reference number
wendy markquart, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:


Our retail client is looking for Senior Accountants to support a project that will run for 4-6 months in New York City. These roles are responsible for sales audit activities, accounts receivable, fixed assets, store leases, inventory, revenue, accruals and other areas including the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant financial reports.

location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 55 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years


  • Responsible for general accounting duties including leading and participating in period-end close including analyzing data and GL accounts, preparing journal entries, etc.
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
  • Perform financial analysis and generate conclusions and recommendations
  • Ensure compliance to GAAP and company standards and controls
  • Comply with legal and ethical standards
  • Follow up on all outstanding issues on a timely basis
  • Maintain excellent customer service with internal and external partners
  • Assist with special projects and department goals
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity /weakness and recommend solutions
  • Supervision of accountants and other Accounting / Finance staff


  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Accounting experience within the Retail industry preferred but not required
  • Ability to build partnerships across departments and partners
  • Comfortable working in dynamic and fast-paced environment with ability to be flexible
  • Position requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience including analysis of mass data sets, Vlookups, pivot tables and formulas are required
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP and inventory module experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to prepare work accurately and timely
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Career-oriented with Interest in advancement


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required
skills: Financial Reporting, Dynamics

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