Staff Accountant

NY, Bohemia
Finance/Accounting
09-10-2018
Long Island Area
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day Shift

The Bristal Assisted Living Residence offers the ultimate in senior living “Where Every Day Means More” to all our Residents. We provide seniors a living environment that is safe and nurturing, nestled in surroundings that are luxurious and comfortable. The Bristal Assisted Living offers our Residents the necessary support to lead happy, self-directed lives.

At the present time, we are seeking a Staff Accountant, to join our accounting team in our corporate office in Bohemia, NY. The ideal candidate will have experience with multi-site/multi-company or multi-state corporate accounting/finance and will embrace a team environment.  This position addresses tight deadlines including monthly closes of multiple properties along with a multitude of accounting activities. As a vital team member, you will be responsible for the day to day functions including:

  • Reconciling account balances
  • Analyzing financial data
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Preparing budgets
  • Assessing risk
  • Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules
  • Assisting with A/P, A/R as needed
  • Month end closings
  • GL maintenance and journal entries
  • Property level entries and reporting, monitoring fixed assets, allocations, GL accounts and cash reconciliations

Experience

  • At least 5 years of accounting experience.
  • Multi-site/Multi-company or multi-state corporate accounting/finance experience 
  • Healthcare industry or rental property experience preferred
  • CPA designation a plus, but not required

Job Requirements

  • Four year degree in Accounting or Finance or Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting required
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP, Federal and State laws and regulations a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft software and Peachtree
  • Excellent computer skills to include Word, Outlook and advanced Excel; accounting software experience
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and follow up skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both verbal and written
  • The ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals at all levels within the organization
  • A customer service attitude with the ability to train and mentor others within the organization
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what is necessary to ensure the finance department runs smoothly; assisting in areas outside your scope of responsibility when necessary