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Staff Accountant

Company: Kforce Finance and Accounting
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce's client, a prestigious health care company in NYC is seeking a Staff Accountant. The role will be one day a week in the office & 4 days remote. Summary: The Staff Accountant establishes and maintains the integrity and health of research related financial accounts. They ensure that institutional fiscal reporting responsibilities are met and cash receipts are optimized through timely and accurate invoicing and reporting. Responsibilities:

  • Staff Accountant ensures compliance with regulatory audits/inspections and/or internal reviews; Develops and recommends corrective action plans to address deficiencies identified; May serve as liaison to audit team(s) during on-site visits
  • Reviews and reconciles accounts, financial transactions, documentation and/or financial reports; Investigates and corrects discrepancies; Escalates issues as needed
  • Identifies system issues that prevent work product; Escalates critical issues to avoid compliance risks or penalties
  • Validates budget entries and ensures modifications have been made appropriately according to sponsor guidelines and institutional Finance practices
  • Prepares sponsor financial reports as per individual sponsor Notice of Award (NOA) required guidelines and timeframes
  • As a Staff Accountant, you will ensure institutional adherence to contractual payment terms by submitting appropriate, accurate, and timely invoices, as well as monitoring receipt of payment
  • Monitors resource allocations and ensures that funds are used accordance with external sponsors' policies; Resolves any deficits and/or inappropriate expenses This company offers excellent benefits including a pension as well as opportunity to advance.Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • Entry level with accounting internships &/or 6 months + accounting experience with good Excel skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Demonstrated understanding of research account management is a plus
    • Knowledge of finance audit practices is highly desired
    • Institutional research experience is highly desired
    • Working knowledge of SAP is highly desired Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Finance and Accounting, New York , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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