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Accounting Analyst

Accounting Analyst

Location 
US-NY-Yonkers
Experience (Years) 
3

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Position Overview

Reporting to the technical accounting manager and working with our operations accounting manager, this role will have exposure to diverse areas of accounting while supporting a worthwhile mission.

Qualifications Include

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business plus a minimum of three years of accounting experience with a good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or equivalent experience.
  • Must be computer savvy with a strong knowledge of Excel. TM1 and Oracle experience a plus. 
  • Publishing accounting experience a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for recording of properly supported monthly journal entries. 
  • Performs analysis / reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts and provides adequate supporting documentation of the activity and the ending balance of the accounts.
  • Maintains a good understanding of assigned accounts and the governing accounting principles.
  • Reviews assigned sections of the monthly financial statements to ensure accuracy including:
    • Analyzes monthly results vs. budget, identifies and determines the cause of variances.
    • Works with other departments to gain understanding of variances and ensure accurate reporting.
    • Identifies researches and suggests possible resolutions of issues / errors.
  • May assist with the monthly sales tax compilation and submissions on a timely basis
  • Administration of T&E including working with employees to resolve issues on a timely basis and tracking and reports issues and suggest ideas to resolve and achieve efficiencies.
  • May be assigned other duties in the department but not those of a higher group.