Hot Job! Senior Staff Accountant for Firm in Downtown, NYC

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My client is a top well known publishing/advertising firm and they are seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join their team. This role will be reporting into the Controller. If you have 2-4 years of public accounting experience and would like to go to a top-tier firm, this would be an outstanding opportunity.  They would also consider someone with public and private mix experience.  This role will have a lot of exposure to also the CFO and CEO of the company. They are located Downtown Manhattan and have excellent company benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for recording revenue in accordance with applicable revenue recognition standards for National Advertising Business, including reviewing and interpreting new contracts, review of campaign under delivery and proper revenue recognition guidelines
  • Calculate quarterly bonuses
  • Perform quarterly review of bad debt expense/allowance for doubtful accounts for aging receivables and present conclusions to the CFO
  • Review all revenue recognition and some expenses on publishing, registry and commerce business lines
  • Assist with system implementation efforts related to areas of responsibility (National Advertising, Publishing, Registry and Commerce)
  • Review reconciliations on a monthly basis for all areas of responsibility
  • Perform financial analysis to support actual results vs. budget, forecast, and prior year variance analysis
  • Responsible for working with auditors on quarterly reviews, SOX controls testing, and substantive audit procedures surrounding areas of focus
  • Contribute to Finance team’s continuous process improvement and pursuit of excellence in systems and processes


  • 3-5 years of Big 4 accounting firm experience, would consider public/private mix
  • Great Plains knowledge/experience a plus
  • Proficient in MS office with extensive experience with MS Excel
  • Ability to research accounting guidance in line with US GAAP, as applicable to tasks on hand
  • Results-oriented, with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and expeditiously
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment
  • A confident individual as well as a team player, capable of building effective internal and external relationships

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