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Accountant

New York, NY | Finance

Job Description

About Us

UNIFIED is a well-funded, fast-growing startup that works with some of the most exciting names in the social networking and cloud computing industries, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

General Description

UNIFIED is looking for an experienced Accountant to join our team to bring operational excellence to company finance.   This position requires 5-7 years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, with experience working in a CPA firm preferred.  In this role, you will address tight deadlines and full-cycle accounting tasks including accounts payable, account receivable, general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.  The candidate will have contact with senior management, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.    

Responsibilities

  • Process daily transactions for accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure 
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Record daily banking requirements and process semi-monthly payroll, ensuring the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support budget and forecasting activities, collaborating with the other department managers to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Support the SVP, Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures, and that all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare financial management reports and establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities and provide continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Monitor and support taxation issues, developing and maintaining financial databases and coordinating the audit process, ensuring accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

Other Skills

  • Experienced in all accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger duties
  • Experience with Great Plains or other large automated accounting system a plus
  • Must be PC proficient with strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace setting, multi-tasking, working under pressure and meeting deadlines as required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills
  • Understanding of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • A team player, willing to collaborate with a diverse and dynamic team
  • Familiarity with a small startup company environment
 

 

 

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