Staff Accountant

Great Performances, NYC's premier catering and hospitality firm, seeks a Staff Accountant to work in a six person accounting department handling multi-unit accounting. This a full-time position reporting directly to the Director of Finance and will be an important position in the accounting office. 

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, able to interact with varying levels of employees, can work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, and is interested in assisting the department with process automation. A desire to develop an understanding about the company operations and the hospitality industry is a must, so that backup support can be given to all areas of accounting. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • General Ledger – prepare and post journal entries, prepare monthly bank account reconciliations for multiple accounts, prepare monthly GL account analysis, assist with AR/AP posting.

  • Accounts Receivable – assist with posting of customer invoices and cash receipts, monitor AR Aging to decrease days outstanding, research any issues with customer invoices, reconcile sub-ledger to general ledger.

  • Accounts Payable – assist with vendor invoice posting and check runs, maintain paid bills file in an orderly fashion, research any deductions or payment issues, reconcile sub-ledger to general ledger.

  • Financial Reporting – assist with monthly reporting package preparation, review, and variance analysis compared to budget.

  • Special projects – will be a recurring responsibility.

  • Work with the accounting department to help advance the accounting systems and create efficiencies.


IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS: 

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics ERP system

  • Familiarity with ADP payroll platform

  • Multi-unit experience, preferably in the hospitality or restaurant industry

  • A degree in Accounting

  • 2+ years’ experience working as part of an accounting team

Please email your resume and cover letter, and indicate Staff Accountant in the subject line. Excellent benefits including time off, medical, dental, vision, 401K, transit and flexible spending. 

Great Performances is an Equal Opportunity Employer