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Posse National (New York, NY)

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will report directly to the CFO/CAO. This position will work closely with the accounting manager and rest of the accounting team playing a key role in the accounting department.

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Reviews GL accounts and verifies allocations, postings, reconciles transactions, and resolves discrepancies
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; and reconciling entries
  • Prepares benefit distribution JE
  • Ability to organize, manage, prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Assists in the payroll process and prepares and enters all payroll JE
  • Prepares PTO accruals JE
  • Prepares invoice distribution of employee benefits
  • Supports budgeting process
  • Supports external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA certification a plus
  • Five years of accounting experience
  • Broad knowledge of general accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneously, and be deadline oriented
  • Initiative and analytical skills are mandatory
  • Demonstrated skills in the utilization of automated financial systems including generated reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Outlook, database management, internet research, e-mail and basic computer skills are required
  • Financial Edge accounting system and ABM a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to:

Chabeli Lajara , Receptionist
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Fax: (212) 405-1697
Chabeli Lajara
Attn: Senior Accountant
The Posse Foundation, Inc.
14 Wall Street, Suite 8A-60
New York, NY 10005

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, December 11, 2015.
no phone calls please

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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