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Accounting Assistant

Open Systems Technologies
West New York, New York, United States
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join their team in New York, NY.

2 openings
3E or law firm exp preferred, but not required for this level of job
Junior level; around 1 year of experience

Compensation: $65-75k

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for staff level accounting duties including preparation and recording of journal entries, general ledger account analysis, bank reconciliations, disbursement processing, trust accounting, online banking and payroll processing.


  • Prepare various balance sheet reconciliations and financial analyses
  • Prepare monthly US and non-Client reconciliations
  • Process bi-monthly US and non-US disbursement uploads
  • Perform escrow accounting tasks
  • Perform monthly closing activities including preparing and posting general journal entries
  • Process online banking transactions including, but not limited, to importing of employee expense reimbursement files, wires and ACH transfers
  • Report daily cash receipts and cash balances for primary operating accounts
  • Assist with recording and reporting information in and from fixed asset inventory system
  • Communicate with Accounting staff at other offices on inquiries and discrepancies
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 1 years of relevant work experience required
  • Bachelor's degree Accounting required

Required Skills

  • Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
  • Basic math skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Can organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting concepts, GAAP and financial analysis techniques

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of 3E financial system preferred
  • Experience in external/internal auditing or law firm preferred

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