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 to ivan.rodriguez@greatperformances.com 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