Finance & Accounting

Staff Accountant

$70,000-$100,000/yr.
Nassau County, NY (on-site)
Full Time

Our client is a fast-growing publicly traded real estate acquisition firm located in Nassau County. They are seeking a Staff Accountant to work on their corporate side, handling cash transactions, updating schedules, and working with A/P and A/R.

This is a newly created position with a company that is actively acquiring new properties, has a history of stability, and can offer further growth opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle daily cash transactions, including reconciling bank statements and ensuring accuracy in cash balances.
  • Monitor and report on cash flow, identifying any discrepancies or irregularities.
  • Update and maintain financial schedules, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and post journal entries to accurately reflect financial transactions.
  • Collaborate with the accounts payable team to process invoices, verify expenses, and manage payment disbursements.
  • Work with the accounts receivable team to reconcile customer accounts, manage collections, and ensure timely receipt of payments.
  • Assist in the month-end and year-end closing processes, including preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Ensure adherence to accounting standards, company policies, and relevant regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation of documents and support audits by providing necessary information.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.
  • 1+ year’s prior work or internship experience in accounting.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.