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Senior Accountant - GL

Company: Michael Page
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Reconciles and analyzes various general ledger accounts. Maintains a strong understanding of multi-ledger, multi-currency functions and prepares work and reconciles accounts at all levels of the general ledger (office, department, profit center, currency and book). Client Details My client is one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. Relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity, their lawyers deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to their clients' legal issues. Description

  • Reconciles and analyzes various general ledger accounts.
  • Resolves errors/omissions and discrepancies in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepares manual journal entries as needed.
  • Completes assigned recurring tasks timely and communicates delays and challenges as they arise.
  • Maintains appropriate records and documentation supporting analysis and journal entries.
  • Assists in financial statement preparation.
  • Assists with audit requests by gathering and properly documenting support.
  • Maintains a strong understanding of multi-ledger, multi-currency functions and prepares work and reconciles accounts at all levels of the general ledger (office, department, profit center, currency and book).
  • Strong understanding of sub-ledger functions and their effect on financial reporting.
  • Resolves problems with minimal guidance and supervision from management.
  • Assists with special projects on an as needed basis.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Profile
    • Knowledge of advanced accounting skills.
    • Strong knowledge of Excel (e.g. conditional functions, pivot tables, appropriate data formatting/cleaning techniques).
    • Experience with ERP accounting systems.
    • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).
    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrates close attention to detail.
    • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.
    • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
    • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.
    • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment.
    • Maintains confidentiality and discretion in handling sensitive information.
    • Maintains knowledge of current technologies, relevant industry direction(s), and best practices.
    • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs. Experience/Education
      • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting Minimum five years of accounting related experience Job Offer
        • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
        • Comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k), and voluntary benefits.
        • Generous PTO.
        • Paid leave options, including parental.
        • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning & professional development opportunities.
        • Robust well-being classes and programs.
        • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities. MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, White Plains , Senior Accountant - GL, Accounting, Auditing , White Plains, New York

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