Contemporary Business Resources is a professional services firm that specializes in assisting our clients with professional and executive personnel placements. We are currently assisting a publicly traded,New York (Penn Station area) client with their search for a Senior Accountant. This is a direct hire position. The Job Description is as follows:Senior Accountant Key ResponsibilitiesLead the monthly close process including accruals and intercompany elimination entries.Assist with preparation of SEC filings, including Forms 10-Q and 10-K.Assist in preparation of financial statements and footnote disclosures in accordance with GAAP.Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts for multiple entities.Work closely with operations, accounts payable, and purchasing to track and record fixed assets, depreciation, and prepaid expense amortization.Assist in developing and documenting accounting policies and procedures.Ensure SOX compliance and maintain documentation.Identify and document new accounting pronouncements and impact on the Company.Assist with quarter-end reviews and annual audits.Ad hoc reports as needed.RequirementsBachelor s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred.Minimum of 5+ years public/private Accounting experience.Previous experience with a Big 4 accounting firm is a major plus.SEC Reporting experience required (10-Qs, 10-K).Experience accounting for stock based compensation required.Strong knowledge of Excel and accounting systems.A very strong understanding and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).Good understanding of both financial and operational controls.Ability to make decisions, appear for work on time, follow directions, interact well with co-workers.Strong attention to detail and a desire to assume new responsibilities.Good organizational skills and the ability to analyze data.Job Type: Full-time
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