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Staff Accountant- Bilingual English/Japanese

New York, NY 10172 US

Posted: 03/22/19 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: ACCOUNTING Job Number: 12689

Staff Accountant


Support the Controller with day to day duties. Responsible for general accounting functions including assisting in the preparation of quarterly financial statements, general ledger account reconciliations, fixed asset accounting and efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.

Essential Duties/Function:
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly financial statement
  • Review and verify invoices and check requests.
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues.
  • Conduct AMEX reconciliation.
  • Enter invoices into accounting system.
  • Prepare and process payments and wire transfers.
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Maintain vendor files, correspond with vendors and respond to their inquiries.
  • Assist in monthly closing process by creating journal entries, maintaining records and files and reconciling accounts.
  • Post monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Maintain monthly team budgets.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules.
  • Assist with field work for external audits.
  • Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as needed.

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 2 + years’ experience in accounting or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Dynamics a plus.
  • Proficiency in English required. Japanese extremely helpful.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to compose correspondence.
  • Organized and able to follow up on multiple tasks without direction; strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A professional, flexible team player capable and willing to assume a wide variety of tasks.

Gary Fiore
Recruiter/Operations Associate

Currently overseeing all marketing and promotional campaigns, Gary brings his extensive knowledge of social media and journalistic principles to our operations/marketing division. Currently, Gary helps assist all business-related operations including candidate recruiting, database housekeeping, and marketing strategies. In addition, Gary is also responsible for managing web content, and producing all marketing projects. Gary holds a B.A in Multimedia/Broadcast Journalism from the University of Maryland and a Master's Degree in HR Management from Stony Brook University.
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