Staff Accountant

April 26, 2022


Assists the senior and staff accountants with bank and general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries, intercompany transactions, audits and similar responsibilities, for both domestic and international offices.  Some accounts payable, accounts receivable processing and cross-training will also be required.


  • Maintains firm’s accounts by recording transactions, applying incoming cash receipts and assisting with accounts payable process for Paris office
  • Reviews accounts payable transactions against budgets and updates actual vs. budget analysis worksheets
  • Performs reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts and analysis of income statement accounts on a monthly basis, and review and research of any account discrepancies.
  • Assists with monthly general ledger closing and preparation of financial statements
  • Assists with daily reconciliations of cash accounts
  • Fixed Asset Management and prepares capital expenditures analysis for IT and Facilities
  • Prepares monthly accrual entries
  • Participates in the budgeting process; work on monthly and quarterly analysis and projections
  • Assists with preparation of property tax returns, sales and use tax filings
  • Prepares various schedules for interim and annual audits
  • Assists with preparation of bank compliance materials
  • Other assignments include credit applications, bank forms, and surveys
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Ad hoc financial analysis as necessary
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes, cross training of other accounting staff.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential


  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Detail oriented; very good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Great Team player, must work well with others
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • PC Proficiency including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, & Word
  • Ability to multi-task; deadline oriented
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written skills
  • Familiarity with Sales/Use Tax and VAT tax helpful but not required
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Aderant and Chrome River, a plus

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