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Construction/ Staff Accountant

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job ref:

    PM1303204

My Client is a large construction and engineering company seeking an entry level Staff Accountant to support their rapidly growing business. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior accountant with immense desire to learn and grow with a fast moving company and will provide ample opportunity for progression. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions 

  • Analyse and review the financial records pertaining to the construction industry

  • Support the Senior management team in all activities including, but not limited to, preparation of journal entries, month end closing, account analysis, financial statement preparation, multi-state sales and use tax filings.

  • Enter data, maintain records and prepare reports and financial statements.

  • Enter data, maintain records and prepare income tax returns.

  • Record journal entries in QuickBooks accounting system and ensure that all financial transactions are properly coded.

  • Analyze job profitability on project basis

  • Assist AR team with Collections

  • Process client bookkeeping, payroll, sales tax, financial statements and income tax filings.

  • Perform various account reconciliations, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, prepaid accounts, fixed assets and payroll reconciliations.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

  • Construction or Maufacturing Industry Background is beneficial

  • Desire to pursue or progress towards CPA

  • 2-4 years of relevant professional experience; previous internship experience necessary

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Understanding of accounting systems (e.g. QuickBooks)

  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Professionalism, dependability, commitment and integrity

  • Ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Please submit your CV for further details.