SR Accountant

New York, NY 10011

Job Number: 6669 Salary Range: $85,000-$95,000

Job Description

Our client, a labor union in NYC, is seeking a SR Accountant to join their team! 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare Financial Statements and provide year over year variance explanations. 
  • Responsible for Departmental Budget to Actual reports on a quarterly basis including analysis and variance explanations. Reconcile expenses with Department Leads ensuring proper coding of all expenses. 
  • Analyze and review all General Ledger activity within accounts including: researching and correcting any variances and identifying potential issues.
  • Recommend internal control and policy/procedure improvements if necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual and Quarterly filings such as: Form 5500, Form 990T, Form 990, Form 8955, Form 945 and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Filings. 
  • Become a trusted advisor to the customers of Accounting and manage expectations.
  • Analyze current procedures and recommend changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures.
  • Work on developing and maintaining effective and efficient business processes.
  • Perform various project-based work as needed to implement greater efficiencies, scalability, and controls.
  • Must have solid working knowledge of Financial Management from daily operation to forecasting and Budgeting of Fund(s).
  • Manage conflicting deadlines and priorities as assigned.  Quickly adapt to changing priorities, managing and clearly communicating deadline risks as new tasks and projects arise.
  • Performs any other relevant, related or pertinent work or duties as requested or assigned by the Assistant Controller or the Controller, Senior Management or designee. 

Technical Skills are a must! 
  • Strong level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Dynamics 365 F&O (or equivalent) preferred 
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Detail oriented with strong ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of GAAP

Qualifications and Core Competencies:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or combined work experience. 
  • 5+ years of experience as an Accountant
  • Provides recommendations of potential solution for issue/problem 
  • Respects timelines set to complete work projects
  • Prioritizes work flows and escalates time sensitive matters
  • Consistently seek best practices in accounting policies and procedures
  • Seeks ways to work more efficiently and effectively while not losing sight of departmental goals
  • Follows up with request and assignments seeing them through completion 
  • Assist with other tasks as necessary 

Meet Your Recruiter

Kenny Pilanski
Regional Director - Tampa

Kenny is a graduate from Quinnipiac University where he received his degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology. He has been with TPG since November 2015 and initially got into recruiting through a friend from college and never looked back. When he is not in the office you can find him fishing, golfing, or hanging out with his girlfriend and dog Foxy. 

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