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Sr. Accountant

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New York City, NY
$60,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 10, 2017
Job ID
We have an urgent need for an experienced accountant with experience in the retail/ wholesale fashion  industry for this NYC midtown company with international experience. Experience with SAP is a huge plus as the company is introducing their systems shortly! 

Senior Accountant:

In the Fashion Industry, focused on Retail and Wholesale operations in the US and Canada. Group head office in Europe.
  • To manage appropriately the entries and maintaining the GL Accounts, AP, AR and Inventory Accounts
  • To meet the deadlines of all external and internal accounting periodic closings and reports
  • Proper reconciliation and analization of the balance sheet and P&L accounts on a monthly recurring basis
  • Make sure that the employees time- and termsheets are forwarded on time to our payroll processing service provider and to post the payroll related entries into the accounting system and keep the HR records up to date
  • Help to improve the accounting process, to the definition and implementation of the appropriate KPI; working together with the group controller
  • To monitor the US & Canadian company cash flow
  • To manage all relationships with banks, including the payment process
  • To manage all custom duty required by all local fiscal laws regarding import/export
  • To manage all registration, declarations, duties related to the local VAT
  • To keep all accounting and fiscal books and ensure the proper maintaining
  • Direct reporting line to the group head of accounting; local point of contact in all finance matters to the US CEO and other group managers e.g. group controller and group head of accounting
  • To cooperate and point of contact with the Internal Audit, the group controller and group head of accounting
  • To cooperate and local point of contact, e.g.(to our tax advisors/ CPA firm, external auditors, lawyers and consultants)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of Accounting experience
  • Excellent technical experience working with an ERP software i.e. SAP (currently transition phase from Quickbooks to SAP)
  • Knowledge of  fiscal accounting methods
  • Familiar with US-GAAP  and Canadian-GAAP  &  tax requirements in the US and Canada
The company offers a full benefits package a base salary up to $75k + bonus. 

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