Junior Technical Writer

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New York, NY

Industry: Technology

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Not Specified years

Posted 27 days ago

Our direct client is looking for an ambitious professional to join there Finance & Accounting team to provide support by managing daily accounting tasks.

You will be part of a team of professionals working in a fast-paced environment to maintain accuracy and transparency around the company's finances, allowing management to make informed decisions that contribute to there long-term success. Performing the tasks, in an accurate and timely fashion, that lead to reporting is the primary part of the junior accountant's day-to-day responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and has strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

- Update accounts receivable and issue invoices; perform selected collection efforts

- Apply cash payments received on a daily basis

- Update accounts payable and perform periodic reconciliations

- Reconcile bank accounts monthly

- Maintains general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable detail and control accounts; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids; preparing fixed

asset depreciation and accruals

- Assist in the preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and company policies

- Updatefinancial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed

- Assist senior accountant in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings

- Assist with sales and use tax filings and compliance

- Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial and legal requirements

- Perform other project-oriented tasks as requested by Management

Requirements

- Proven experience as a quality-focused Junior Accountant (2-4 years preferred)

- Excellent organizing abilities; deadline-oriented

- High attention to detail

- Performs work with analytical acumen

- Strong math skills commensurate with the position

- Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices (US GAAP)

- Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with using accounting systems (NetSuite is preferred, but not required)

- BS/BA in accounting, finance or other relevant field

- Qualifications (e.g., CPA) are a plus but not required

- Experince in fast paced environment preferred

Location: New York, NY (Downtown)

Type: Permanent