Junior Accountant

Recruiter
Altuzarra
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
30 Jun 2020
Closes
30 Jul 2020
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PRIMARY ROLE

 

The primary focus of this position is to support and maintain aspects of accounting from Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Accounting, and other special projects as needed.  This is an opportunity for someone who is proactive and driven to learn in a growing luxury fashion brand.

Specific areas of responsibility will include:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain AP
  • Process vendor invoices
  • Set up new vendor accounts - including W-9s and other billing information
  • Maintain AR
  • Input customer invoices into reporting system
  • Enter cash receipts and customer deposits   
  • Send AR statements to customers
  • Accurately perform daily reconciliations of cash, check and credit card transactions, and tally and file invoices
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Aid with the month-end close process

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Knowledge of GAAP/IFRS is a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft office suite skills
  • Understanding of accounting software and programs, including QuickBooks
  • Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be successful in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Italian preferred, but not required

Problem Solving and Process Building

  • Anticipates challenges and proactively finds solutions
  • Seeks to create and constantly improve processes where needed
  • Manages relationships with external partners actively, understanding how and when to escalate issues if needed
  • Decides if or how to change processes according to departmental needs
  • Delves into details, while still maintaining a global macro-perspective

Team Work & Communication

  • Takes on roles as needed with no hesitation
  • Builds balanced and supportive business relationships with other parties
  • Builds trust with others through open, clear, and precise communication
  • Voluntarily exchanges information and solutions within the team
  • Solicits and acts on feedback, while also giving responsible and constructive feedback to other team members
  • Understands and adopts the goals of the company as his/her own
  • Shows outstanding consideration, respect, and kindness to team members and external contacts
  • Escalates issues when necessary, understanding the risk of not communicating

Attitude & Personal Attributes

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced performance-driven environment, dealing with ambiguity and change
  • Demonstrates high degree of initiative and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrates poise, good judgment, and a consistently positive attitude, especially under pressure
  • Proactive, organized, and responsible
  • High level of attention to detail

Altuzarra is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States.

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