Hire Direct


Job Description:

HIREDIRECT is looking to bring a contract / temporary Staff Accountant with exceptional organization skills and know-how into a growing organization in the Financial Services industry. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the New York, New York region.


– Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

– Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

– Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reporting’s

– Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

– Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

– Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

– Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

– Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

– Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

– Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed


– Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

– Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

– Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

– Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

– Foundational knowledge in Adjusting Journal Entries

– Solid understanding of month end closings

– Posting Journal Entries experience highly desired

– Expertise in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

– Deep understanding of Balance Sheets

– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

– Detailed and have the ability work independently

– Spreadsheet and database capabilities

– Recent and relevant accounting experience

– Skilled with ERP systems