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Senior Accountant

  • Compensation: 125,000 - 175,000 yearly Plus Bonus
  • Location: Jericho, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #19832

Single Family Office with a location in Jericho, NY

Job Description:
The Senior Accountant will work with the CFO and controller(s) in the preparation and review of tax workpapers, preparation of financial statements, administration and review of charitable grants and related schedules, and the administration of trusts and related calculations. The candidate must possess a strong commitment to accuracy, quality, and professionalism.

Specific Functions:

  • Review of tax basis general ledgers for individuals, trusts, and partnerships
  • Preparation of fair market value financial statements
  • Analyze transactions and determine accounting entries required
  • Reconcile stock positions and security trades to custody/brokerage statements and to the general ledger
  • Reconciliation of yearly tax forms to general ledger
  • Assist with tracking capital calls and related reporting
  • Maintain bookkeeping, accounting and tax records for various transactions/projects
  • Other accounting and administrative related projects as needed
  • Ability to assist with developing department workflow procedures


  • Education:  Degree in accounting
  • CPA License: Required
  • At least 7 years of accounting related experience.  Experience at a public accounting firm is preferred and experience with tax return preparation is preferred.

Specific Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • General accounting knowledge required – proficient with debits and credits
  • Portfolio accounting (accounting for stocks and bonds) knowledge preferred
  • General knowledge of income taxes preferred
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines and goals
  • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes communication and the sharing of information with colleagues
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
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