Staff Accountant (Entry Level) Jobs in New York at Loop Capital
Title: Staff Accountant (Entry Level)
Company: Loop Capital
Location: New York
Staff Accountant (Entry Level)
Location: New York, New York
FLSA Status: Exempt
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Loop Capital is a full-service investment bank, brokerage and advisory firm that provides creative capital solutions for corporate, governmental and institutional entities across the globe. Our reputation for integrity and service – coupled with our track record of success – has allowed us to serve an expanding number of clients from coast to coast. We continue to grow because clients continue to ask us to do more for them, and our uncompromising commitment to excellence means that clients get superior, focused service across our entire platform.
The objective of the Entry Level Staff Accountant position is to provide support to the account and finance department in relation to financial reporting, record keeping, and the daily processes of accounts payable and journal entries.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Revenue recognition (non-Broker Dealer activity) including creating invoices using Oracle NetSuite
Expedite the month end close by creating GAAP accruals for expenses
Tracking of firm proprietary investments by reconciling and booking monthly mark-to-market
Daily cash reconciliation for clearing broker
Prepare month-end reconciliations
Provide support to outside auditors and regulators
Own and promote standardizing processes and controls
Competencies and Preferred Skills
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Experience with Oracle NetSuite or comparable Enterprise Resource Planning Software
Good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Good understanding of financial statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Ability to interact with all levels of management
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office, including ability to do VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables in Excel
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Time management, critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
Strong work ethic
Self-starter; work with minimal supervision
Analytical skills; apply, interpret and explain analysis of financial data.
Ability to work with and provide discretion in handling confidential information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a four-year college or university is required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
There are no special certifications, licenses or registrations needed for this position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The physical demands of this position are primarily sedentary but may require gripping with hands and fingers, hearing and talking in-person or by phone, close and clear vision, keyboarding, reaching, sitting, standing and walking. Reasonable accommodations may be ma…