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Senior Accountant

Poliform USA

This is a Contract position in New York, NY posted December 15, 2021.

Poliform is an international high-end design company specializing in kitchens, closets, day systems, and furniture. We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to work in our corporate offices in New York City.

The Senior Accountant will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and corporate policies and procedures. This person will manage the accounts payable function, payroll function, monthly pre-closing of accounts and preparation of reports.

The ideal candidate possesses team capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and works proactively to drive results. This person is flexible, has a high level of integrity and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Performs accounting functions including routing invoices for approval, prepare check requests for approval and enter A/P information in system.
  • Ensures timely payment of vendor invoices and maintains accurate records and control reports.
  • Partners with other team members to help with month-end close.
  • Works with accounting firm on filing of annual tax returns.
  • Prepares year-end audit materials.
  • Pulls weekly and monthly reports from company database.
  • Always maintains confidentiality of company finances.
  • Performs monthly requisitions of projects.
  • Maintains insurance files for all projects in the contract department.
  • Conducts payment follow-ups on various projects.
  • Handles storage invoices for contract projects.
  • Performs other administrative and data entry duties as needed.
  • Meets Corporate accounting objectives and deadlines.
  • Performs full cycle month-end and year-end close process.
  • Records and analyzes intercompany transactions.
  • Analyzes and maintain general ledger accounts.
  • Assist to prepare monthly financial reports for multiple entities.
  • Assist with annual internal auditing.
  • Assist preparation and evaluation of budgets and other financial operating reports.
  • Analysis of Sales, Costs, and variances to budget to submit and to support with Director of Finance.
  • Provides additional support to head of finance to ensure the company’s accounting and organizational needs are met.
  • Manages the monthly financial pre-close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation.
  • Participates in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Continued focus on improving ERP system efficiencies and business practices.
  • Prepares detailed journal entries and account analyses.
  • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns.
  • Works with the Director of Finance regarding Audit, Tax and Treasury.
  • Actively reviews and advises on financial/accounting processes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance and Analytics or similar degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an accounting role.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 required
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office package (in particular Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Eager to learn and grow in in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of attention to detail and organization.
  • Process Improvements
  • Multitask
  • Accuracy
  • Timeliness
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Player
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Collaboration
  • Analysis

Poliform USA, Inc. offers a competitive base salary, along with a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, company matched 401K and generous time off. We also are committed to helping employees succeed in their role by providing outstanding support and training. We invite you to learn more about the company and its history at http://www.poliform.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No