Staff Accountant

New York, NY
Full Time
Finance
Entry Level

Summary:

 

Reporting into the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will contribute to the overall success of the Finance team by providing administrative support across Accounts Payable, Accounting and Financial Planning. In this role, you will maintain team specific processes, support an efficient and accurate month-end close, and work on other tasks as requested. If you’re a highly driven and collaborative early-career, finance professional, this may be a great chance for you to support our dynamic and highly iterative business. 

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Record journal entries and prepare account reconciliations for the monthly close
  • Record monthly intercompany entries
  • Assist with the weekly accounts payable process
  • Support our annual audit preparation 
  • Work with our senior FP&A analyst to update the business’ financial model 
  • Create and edit spreadsheets in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Execute other special finance projects as instructed 
 

What You Should Have:

 
  • Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field and/or relevant work experience.
  • Strong history of academic and/or extracurricular excellence in an academic, professional or extracurricular setting.   
  • You enjoy working comfortably with math and spreadsheets.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving skills. 
  • Strong work ethic; ability to learn quickly, take on new challenges, and apply feedback. 
  • An interest in eCommerce, Direct to Consumer, or the book business. 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Grit and perseverance in the face of challenges, and an appetite for a wide variety of learnings and work experiences. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fan of new release fiction or a current or former Book of the Month member.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office (especially Excel).
 

Success in this position will be achieved by approaching work in these ways: 

  • Acting with urgency
  • Communicating proactively and anticipating questions  
  • Asking questions and seeking guidance for prioritization 
  • Quantifying whatever can be quantified 
  • Embracing non-linear thinking and processes 



 

Base Salary Range: $62,400 - $75,000

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