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Sr. Accountant in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    18-01985

Job Description

Title: Sr. Accountant
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 6 Months Plus
Rate: Depends on Experience

Job Description:

  • Monthly, Quarterly, Annual Close Process – Responsible for preparing, processing and posting journal entries, focusing on direct expenses.
  • Participates in closing meetings.
  • Provides analysis and commentary for monthly, quarterly and YTD results versus budget and historical results for the assigned businesses.
  • Ensures compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, accounting policies, and GAAP.
  • Coordinates the accounting, reporting, and management of direct expenses for Professional.
  • Works as a business partner and provides financial support to all department heads, including reporting and guidance to meet the direct expense budgets.
  • Reconciles Balance Sheet accounts in accordance with company policy and corporate deadlines.
  • Working in partnership with FP&A, assists in the development of direct expense budgets, budget/estimate updates, and strategic plans.
  • Special Projects – Completes as assigned to meet business needs.


Must Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • 2-5 years' experience an accounting or financial position
  • Posting journal entries
  • Close out—monthly, yearly, quarterly accts
  • Hands on experience with the above—creating the reports and crunching the numbers, this is not a managerial role
  • Must have a strong financial background—strong working knowledge of accounting principles is required to provide accurate financial reports.
  • Strong communication skills—this is important as this person will be dealing directly with other depts. and delivering news on how they did, their budget etc.
  • Intermediate excel skills—the stronger the better but they must have experience with using excel for reports, pivot tables, v-lookups
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and internal controls OR previous experience working with auditors


  • Hugely preferred system knowledge: TM1

    • Good system skills are required to generate the various financial reports, design business processes and system requirements. TM1 is their main system.



  • Preferred system knowledge: EDW, Oracle GL, Oracle OTC.

    • Good system skills are required to generate the various financial reports, design business processes and system requirements.


Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com.