NYC based Publishing company seeks Senior accountant to perform monthly closing procedures, assist in preparing monthly financial statements and support management in special projects to promote best practices firm-wide.
Responsibilities The Senior Accountant will perform monthly closing procedures; will be responsible for creating and posting journal entries, as well as preparing financial statements and reconciliation of certain general ledger accounts. Prepare internal financial statements for month end close, external schedules for annual audits and quarterly review process, Work closely with other departments to stay informed and ensure that financial activities are properly accounted for. Responsible for creating and maintaining Microsoft Management Reporter reports for monthly and quarterly reporting. Assist with any ad hoc projects or research needed to support management. Will be responsible for understanding and analyzing current accounting procedures and controls and recommending improvements when necessary.
Requirements Bachelors degree in accounting (REQUIRED) 2-4 years accounting experience in a similar corporate environment. Publishing industry exposure a plus but not required. Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong powerpoint and excel skills. Great Plains experience highly sought. Microsoft Reporting Manager