Staff Accountant – Assurance

Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking a dedicated, motivated self-starter with 3-5 years of recent public accounting experience with a focus on Audit & Assurance.

Staff Accountant will work on all aspects of the assurance practice and the day-to-day activities of various engagements.  Working in a team atmosphere, the Staff Accountant will use professional discretion in applying learned auditing procedures (under GAAS) necessary to perform audits or reviews of clients' financial statements.

 

The ideal candidate will possess strong experience in the following areas:

 

  • Performing accounting services, as well as Compilations, Reviews and Audits, Forecasting and special projects in the private sector
  • Having excellent communication, writing, and analytical skills
  • Have the ability to work independently, manage deadlines, and interact in a professional manner with other co-workers and clients
  • Be able to work well under pressure and with a team; able to meet deadlines with accuracy.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

 

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in public accounting.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 with a BBA.
  • Should be a CPA or CPA candidate.
  • Experience with Factoring would be a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a strong team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with Prosystem Engagement, Tax, Checkpoint/PPC and QuickBooks is preferred

 

We are proud to offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and a friendly, professional office environment centrally located in Midtown Manhattan.

 

Please submit a cover letter with your salary requirements and a copy of your current resume to hr@lmcohencpa.com