Senior Accountant (Temp)

Christie's New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago


The Company

Christie's, the world's largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement & Innovation. . Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.

The Role

The role is primarily responsible for daily accounting functions, monthly financial closings, and General Ledger reconciliations and analysis.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Create and enter journal entries

  • Perform monthly account analysis and reconciliations for various Income Statement and Balance Sheet accounts

  • Reconcile monthly inter-company account balances

  • Preparation and review of bank reconciliations

  • Assist with preparation and compilation of audit requests

  • Oversee invoicing for art collection software subscriptions

  • Ad-hoc financial/tax analysis and participation in projects as required

The Candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in finance roles displaying evidence of career progression

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically Excel and Outlook

  • Strong attention to detail, innovative and collaborative

  • Willingness to be a "hands on" team player

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Quick learner and strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards preferred

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