Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
COMPENSATION: $25/hr - $28/hr
POSTED: Jan 11, 2023

Our client is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join their growing accounting team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$25 – $28/hr

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant should have a minimum of 2 year of general accounting experience and be able to work a hybrid schedule in the clients New York City office. The Staff Accountant will help maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Prepare and process journal entries, reconcile and maintain balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes
  • Help ensure the timely and accurate reporting of financial information to management
  • Help maintain internal controls and ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of sales tax returns
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • Minimum of 2 years of general accounting experience
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles
  • Experience with bookkeeping, journal entries, and financial reporting
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and ability to multitask
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and any other accounting software is a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship 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: 117538