Client Accountant

Client Accountant Job Description

We are looking for a diligent Client Accountant to join our financial management firm on a full-time basis. The Client Accountant's responsibilities include maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations, assisting with budget and close processes, conducting internal audits, and maintaining accounts payable & receivables documentation - for our various clients. You will also be assisting the accounting manager/senior accountant as needed and respond to information requests by clients' management and for auditing purposes.

To be successful as a Client Accountant, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). An outstanding Client Accountant should also have excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Assist with onboarding of clients & maintaining communications

  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.

  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.

  • Accurately perform daily reconciliations of cash, check and credit card transactions, and tally and file invoices.

  • Contributing to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.

  • Maintaining documentation for accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, and treasury and conducting internal audits.

  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines.

  • Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits.

  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP.

  • Assisting the accounting manager/senior accountant as needed.

Staff Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.

  • 2+ years of accounting experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Experienced with Accounting Software (e.g. SAGE, Quickbooks, Wave etc.)

  • Working knowledge of GAAP.

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.

  • Good problem-solving and time management skills.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Able to work virtually and with minimal support

  • Must have a working laptop