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Senior Staff Accountant

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Corporate Headquarters - New York, NY




The Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of accounting, customer service, and organizational tasks in order to help clients and the company maintain overall financial stability.


The ideal applicant must demonstrate strong analytical, technical, and project management abilities. One must be able to manage team members, motivate them to perform tasks successfully, and convey relevant information to others on the Accounting Team.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Assist the Head of Finance to develop and improve department controls, systems, and procedures that increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Analyze and present financial statements in an accurate and timely manner.  Complete month end processes, oversee all financial accounting
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for pricing decisions and contract negotiations
  • Takes initiative in ensuring departmental compliance with state tax requirements as well as accepted accounting principals
  • Periodically perform audits to ensure proper checks and balances are in place
  • Monthly audit of sales journals across all three companies
  • Comply with requirements for tax filings including NYS Sales Tax Returns, Commercial Rent Tax Returns and California Sales Tax Returns




  • Prior Accounting experience in Retail industry is required
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Finance & Accounting
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Accounting and reporting software
  • Analytical, highly organized with a successful track record in setting priorities
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to lead a team and work in a team environment
  • Able to multitask



  • A highly motivated individual with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility and the ability to converse with all levels both internally and externally
  • Must be energetic and self-motivated. Willing to do whatever is required to get the job done
  • Decisive, structured, and organized
  • Excellent at working and delivering against deadlines and the ability to work under pressure
  • Performs as a team-player