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Staff Accountant

Who We Are:

Led by our CEO who was voted one of the country's 50 best CEO's in the United States by Glassdoor, 1800Accountant serves the accounting needs of start-ups, entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing extraordinary service at an affordable price. Using our Dedicated Accountant model, we build relationships based on integrity, responsiveness and solidarity, with the goal of making every client a client for life. Our team helps business owners focus on the passion they have for their business while helping them with their finances creating a collaborative effort to help their business thrive.

 

The Role:
You will report directly to our controller and manage our accounting intern and accounts payable associate. Responsible for assisting with the preparation of monthly financial statements as well as developing and maintaining departmental budgets. A successful candidate will also collect pertinent information for third party audits, oversee financial reporting and operations and will be the first point of contact for accounting issues in addition to decreasing our monthly close process by 50%.

Responsibilities:

Month End Close

  • Prepare accounting related entries for monthly management accounts that include: Accruals, Pre-Paid Expenses, Refunds & Merchant Fees
  • Generate monthly profit and loss statement and provide variance analysis and executive summary on large fluctuations
  • Help develop and maintain departmental P&L for all three lines of business: Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation

Accounts Payable

  • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry
  • Conduct weekly payment runs to ensure on-time and accurate payments for all vendors
  • Back-up administrator for the Chase Commercial Card

Reconciliation

  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations for all bank and credit card accounts
  • Coding and approving banking transactions for upload in QuickBooks Online
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
  • Reconciliation of Zuora billing system to Merchant Accounts and Bank Deposits
  • Reconciliation of Employee Payroll Deductions against Insurance carrier invoices and book month end adjustments as necessary

Other

  • Quarterly completion and filing of NYC Commercial Rent Tax, Washington L&I Worker’s Compensation Tax and Bellevue B&O Property Tax
  • Follow our company’s established accounting processes and help create new processes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years recent and relevant Staff Accountant Experience in the U.S.
  • Outstanding communication, leadership and collaboration skills
  • Motivated self-starter with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Proven ability to remain confidential
  • Experience working in a CPA Firm is preferred
  • Interest in learning and exploring new technologies
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