Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
COMPENSATION: $70k - $80k
POSTED: Jun 15, 2022

Our client, is one of the world’s largest fragrance companies in NYC is currently seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join their growing team! As a member of the accounting team, you will participate in the monthly close process. Also, you will prepare and enter journal entries.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$70,000 – $80,000

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant participates in the daily activity of the general ledger department to ensure deadlines are met and that the month-end close and financials are completed when scheduled. This could include creation of journal entries, analysis of various asset, liability, revenue, or expense accounts. The Staff Accountant liaise between IT and Accounting using updated technology to create reports, improve automated processes and generally improve and shorten processes.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Participate in the monthly close process
  • Prepare and enter journal entries
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Coordinate with other departments to achieve timely and accurate financial results
  • Assist with the preparation of the audit requests
  • Ad hoc requests & special projects as needed
  • Various levels of financial and business personnel
  • Internal and external auditors
  • Accuracy and timeliness of financial data
  • Tracking and reporting of assets and liabilities

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • 1 to 2 years of general accounting experience
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience in the cosmetics industry a plus

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required


  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 110877