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Corporate Accountant / Assistant Controller

New York, NY
$125K - $150K TOTAL COMPENSATION.  To be determined based on candidate’s credentials, performance and value added to the firm / department.
Corporate Accountant / Assistant Controller
Our client is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients.
Job Description:
  • Review and approval of global T&E reimbursements, including tying out expenses to the underlying receipts, ensuring compliance with internal reimbursement policies and resolving discrepancies with employees
  • Coordination, review and approval of global corporate credit cards, including preparation of reports reimbursement request in Concur for certain senior employees
  • Review invoices that are entered into accounting system for accuracy, completeness, cut off and proper allocation methodology
  • Review of invoices via Concur Payables for proper approval, amount, allocation code and expense methodology (prepaid, expense, accruals, etc)
  • Processing of weekly payments to vendors
  • Recording, reviewing and reconciling intercompany transactions in multiple currencies across various companies
  • Assist in the month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding financial reporting and timely issuance of financial statements
  • Provide information to tax preparers as it relates to all tax matters, including planning, return preparation COLO reporting and compliance
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Administrative tasks in Concur, including adding new joiners, updating reporting lines, updating vendors’ information
  • Communicate with employees on all Concur-related functions/support/issues
  • Participate in implementation of new systems, processes and procedures to improve efficiency while maintaining adequate internal control environment
  • Assistance with ad hoc assignments and special projects, including FBAR, 1099 filing, etc.
Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of accounting experience; public or a mixture of Big 4 & private accounting experience
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of foreign currency transactions
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Team-oriented
Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of Great Plains GL system and Dynamics Management Reporter
  • Knowledge of Concur expense and Concur payable
  • Knowledge of Salesforce