Senior Accountant

The Bessemer Group, Incorporated   •  


Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 425 days ago

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Senior Accountant
Region:     Woodbridge           State:     NJ

The Family Office Services group at Bessemer Trust, which provides accounting and reporting services to a wide variety of high net worth individuals, their foundations and endowments, is actively recruiting a Senior Accountant to join its Woodbridge, New Jersey office.

Job Responsibilities

    The primary focus of this position will be inputting, analyzing, and summarizing current as well as historical financial data in order to support the preparation of many of the following unaudited statements: balance sheets, statements of net worth, income statements, budgets, cash flow statements and estate plan summaries.   
        Responsible for reconciling various types of bank and investment accounts
        Responsible for proper recording of portfolio income and expenses and reconciling to monthly broker statements and annual 1099s
        Must have a good understanding of alternative investments and be responsible for recording transactions in QuickBooks and reconciling to K-1’s
        Must have an understanding on how to consolidate entities and book eliminating journal entries for consolidations
        Must be able to respond quickly to clients’ various requests, including ad hoc analysis and reporting needs
        Must be able to interact with other departments including payroll, bill pay, consolidated investment reporting, and tax, as well as directly with clients and client advisors
        Responsible for overseeing bookkeepers or junior accountants on some accounts


    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with a minimum of 5 to 7 years relevant work experience.
    CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred.
    Tax experience beneficial.
    Demonstration of a progression in responsibility with direct staff management experience
    Excellent proficiency in the use of QuickBooks accounting software
    Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
    Clear communicator with good writing and presentation skills who is detail oriented, highly motivated, and a self-starter

    Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments for several clients in a fast-paced environment and the ability to meet deadlines with efficiency and accuracy
    Demonstrated ability to use tact, discretion, confidentiality and good