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Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York


This full-time Staff Accountant position is within a reputable public accounting firm. This position can offer you strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement. Our client is looking for an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant for a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort. The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable with the below.


• Engage with partners and with clients in all aspects of accounting and finance operations for clients in various industries.

• Work with confidential firm and personnel matters, requires the ability to keep matters confidential.

• Maintain the accounting systems and operations of clients throughout the accounting cycles. Included are transaction identification, account analysis, journal entries, reconciliations and reporting.

• Prepare payroll, sales tax and commercial rent tax returns, and other filings as appropriate.

• Respond to ad hoc client requests and inquiries.

• Prepare appropriate schedules and reports as requested.

• Review daily accounting mail, including notices and disbursements.

• Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the firm administrator or partners.

• Prepare business entity tax returns for various industries as appropriate.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum of 2-3 years combined experience in public accounting and business controllerships

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent business discipline

• Thorough understanding of all accounting cycles i.e. identify transactions, record journal entries, trial balance adjustments, reconciliations, assist with the financial statement process, and year-end closing

• Proficiency in QuickBooks and other accounting software programs

If interested, please apply directly or contact allie.aronson@roberthalf

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