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JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY

COMPENSATION: $19/hr - $23/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Feb 14, 2020

Our client, a skincare and cosmetics company, is looking for a Junior Accountant to join their Manhattan office. This organization needs an individual with some hands-on experience to support the department head and the rest of the accounting and finance team. This person should be comfortable with constant change and a variety of tasks because the company is growing quickly!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$19-23/hr  |  $48-52K

Position Overview:

The Junior Accountant should be a hardworking individual with excellent software skills and a solid understanding of accounting fundamentals. The Junior Accountant should be a team player, ready to support the Controller on everyday operations, in addition to ad hoc projects. This is a great opportunity for a Junior Accountant to gain valuable experience in the consumer products industry.

Responsibilities of the Junior Accountant:

  • Manage high volume accounts payable, accounts receivable, and bank reconciliations
  • Post journal entries and adjustments and maintain general ledger
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and discrepancy resolution, perform vendor account reconciliations
  • Assist with financial statement prep and month end close
  • Assist with preparation for audit

Qualifications for the Junior Accountant:

  • 1 to 3 years of general accounting experience required
  • Proficient in Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, formulas)
  • Experience with SAP a plus
  • Fast learner, team player

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance REQUIRED

Benefits:

POSITION ID: 85857

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