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Staff Accountant

Company: myGwork
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us Across the FT Group, our people are united by a mission to deliver world-class information, news and services to our global audiences. We're a digital-first organization made up of journalists, technologists, product managers, event planners, strategists, commercial and finance experts, marketing and communications specialists - and much more. Our strength is in our employees. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace At the FT, we aim for employees across all regions to have a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs. We'll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups. Role Overview The Financial Times is looking for a highly motivated, detailed-oriented Staff Accountant to join our accounting and finance team. What will I be responsible for? Prepare, review and post journal entries, analyze and correct discrepancies to ensure the accuracy and completeness of general ledger on an ongoing basis Assist in timely completion of all month-end and year-end closing activities Provide insightful and analytical analysis on assigned GL accounts Prepare monthly reconciliations for assigned accounts across multiple legal entities Identify process improvement opportunities and implement enhancements to strengthen financial controls Review, research, and interpret current and historical financial information to resolve departmental inquiries Prepare annual 1099 returns and assist with W-9 & W-8 compliance Support Global Finance in various ad-hoc projects Other functions as required Qualifications Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting CPA or actively pursuing CPA, with minimum two parts passed towards completion Minimum of 2 years of related experience that can come from public accounting and/or industry Advanced level knowledge of Excel Solid knowledge of Accounting principles (IFRS is a plus) Ability to develop an understanding of business processes and understand implications on financial statements Attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and ability to find alternative ways of solving problems Work both independently with limited supervision as well as in a team environment Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment. Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner Oracle experience is a plus Benefits Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working, medical cover, and enhanced maternity & paternity packages. Full details of our benefits can be found here. Further information Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company. At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees' unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer that seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help. LI-CA1 This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, New York , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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