Staff Accountant

NY, New York

Post Date: 05/05/2017 Job ID: 30611-0_2 Category: Accounting Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
One of our longest standing clients, a hedge fund located in New York City, is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join their growing team. The position is newly created and will report directly to the Senior Accountant, who oversees the group. A qualified candidate will have related industry experience (financial services, in particular, a hedge fund), or have had experience working in public accounting with clients in financial services. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who may not have a lot of growth potential with their current firm and would like to find a company to call their home. Our client is very eager to hire for this position. If you are qualified, reach out to me immediately.

Responsibilities:
"Oversee Accounts Payable
"Handle check runs and wire transfers
"Bank reconciliations
"Monitor bank transactions and check for discrepancies
"Compose journal entries
"Post to the general ledger
"Review and process employee expense reports
"Assist with posting payments to the general ledger
"Assist with year end audit
"Assisting with month/quarter/year end close procedures

My client is looking to hire for this position immediately. If you are qualified and would like to hear more about this position, feel free to email me directly at bcolletto@smithhanley.com

Requirements:
"Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
"Strong academic record
"2+ years of related financial services experience a MUST
"Strong Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups), QuickBooks, Concur
"Ability to work collaboratively or independently
"High attention to detail

My client is looking to hire for this position immediately. If you are qualified and would like to hear more about this position, feel free to email me directly at bcolletto@smithhanley.com
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