Temporary Staff Accountant

New York, United States
Date Posted August 5, 2019
Category Finance & Accounting
Job Type Temporary


Gainor Staffing is representing one of the world’s largest advertising agencies in their search for a motivated Staff Accountant to work in general accounting operations and assist the accounting manager with various responsibilities.

This position will oversee the P&L which includes but is not limited to ensuring expenses are coded accurately, reviewing and preparing accruals, major events reporting/tracking, fixed asset accounting, reconciling account balances, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.  A successful staff accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Role will report to the Accounting Manager.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Analyze, complete and communicate detailed account variance analysis
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies
  • Assist in the annual financial audit
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Work with accounting manager to improve financial procedures
  • Budget reconciliations, trackers to layout the cost
  • Working with PO buyers, monitoring accuracy with GAAP


Staff Accountant Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years in relevant accounting experience (industry or public)
  • CPA or CPA candidate is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and General Ledger
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including Vlookups and Pivot Tables)
  • SAP/Hyperion or any ERP system experienced preferred

Pay: $25-30 hr.

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