Junior Accountant

New York, United States | Full-time

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 Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has been providing specialized accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the Fiducial family in 2015. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll, and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best: serve their customers.

 

Position Overview

Jade is looking for a motivated Jr. Accountant who has experience working with small businesses and individuals on accounting and tax matters.

The Junior Accountant will work in a team environment responsible for general bookkeeping, monthly write-up, tax, payroll, and other accounting functions for Jade clients.  Some individual and corporate tax preparation and special projects may be required. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • General accounting and financial statement preparation.

  •  Reconciliation of bank and company accounts.

  • Assisting with the preparation of individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns.

 

Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • 1+ years of accounting experience preferred, but would consider a college accounting graduate.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle a high-volume workload.
  • French fluency a plus.

 

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has a positive attitude and an unrivaled ability to work with peers, staff, and senior management collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Has an entrepreneurial drive, is self-motivated, and driven to succeed.
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Possesses a high level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.

 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field necessary

Pay range - $50 - 60K DOE