Staff Accountant

Mt. Vernon, New York | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 08/21/2017 Job ID: 386 Industry: Accounting

Staff Accountant – Mt Vernon

Growing commercial Construction company!

A rapidly-growing and established construction company leading major NYC projects is hiring a Staff Accountant who will be responsible for AP, AR, payroll journal entries, and assisting with month-end close. You will report to the Controller with a dotted line to the CFO, and join a sharp accounting team passionate about growing the business!  This is a permanent opportunity with benefits package and a competitive compensation. Located in Mt. Vernon and accessible by subway!

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable; invoice entry and weekly check posting process
  • Ad hoc reporting for Controller
  • Prepare payroll general ledger entries and post in SAGE accounting system
  • Analyze and reconcile financial accounts
  • Research and interpret financial data to confidently provide information to management
  • Develop and implement improvements to current accounting procedures
  • Assist Controller with month-end financial close

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related
  • 2+ years accounting experience, can include internships
  • Exposure to Accounting systems, SAGE preferred
  • Exceptional Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP)
  • Team-oriented personality with interest in learning and developing as part of the accounting/finance team!


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