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Senior Accountant

New York, NY

Posted: 12/03/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Accounting/ Finance Job Number: A Pay Rate: $80,000 to $90,000 / Year

Our client, a trendy and exciting start-up retail/e-commerce company in NYC, is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant for a tremendous opportunity with their dynamic team. The Senior Accountant will have the opportunity to make a large impact on the department, it's growth and culture. We're looking for a motivated self-starter who wants to join an energized company, work closely with the leadership team, and make a large contribution to the growth, efficiency and success of the company.

We are offering a phenomenal compensation package, tons of growth potential, and a very collaborative, constructive and fun work environment.


    • Manage the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures, including preparing journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations (e.g. inventory, accruals, prepaids, fixed assets), and aging reports
    • Prepare monthly revenue recognition, including revenue-related reconciliations and COGS calculations
    • Manage financial statement generation, ensuring financial reporting is in accordance with GAAP
    • Assist in the preparation of bi-weekly/monthly budget variance analyses and work collaboratively across teams to assist in providing actionable insights to help drive optimal business decisions
    • Maintain and improve current accounting processes and infrastructure. Assist in improving accounting and financial reporting process by helping to evaluate processes and opportunities to add value and efficiency.
    • Ownership over AP/AR, including processing vendor invoices, preparing vendor payments, and account reconciliations
    • Ownership over various banking activities, including cash, credit cards, and statement reconciliations
    • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages for management and investors
    • Adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes



    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
    • 4-6 years of accounting experience with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and relevant industry experience preferred
    • CPA or working toward CPA designation preferred
    • Experience in start-up/high growth Ecommerce or consumer products company preferred
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, adhere to tight deadlines, and unafraid to ask questions
    • Advanced skills in Excel, with the ability to manipulate, digest, and summarize large amounts of data
    • Requires minimal daily direction from management to accomplish objectives and deadlines
    • Proven ability to identify and drive process and system improvements
    • Passionate about accounting operations and willingness to roll up your sleeves
    • Display the values of the company: Innovation, Passion, Collaboration & Community

David Lutz

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