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Junior Accountant

Location: New York, NY
Job # 7302313
SUMMARY
The Junior Accountant fulfills an integral transactional and reporting function in the Accounting department of Vilebrequin. The role touches several aspects of accounting from Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Monthly Account Reconciliations. This position will report to the Senior Accountant.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide support for the daily, weekly and monthly accounting functions using Talentia, the Company's accounting software
  • Provide support to the Director of Finance and the Senior Accountant
  • Accounts Receivable - which include invoicing and collecting unpaid receivables
  • Accounts Payable - which includes entering invoices and preparing payments while obtaining invoice approval from department leads
  • Ensure the timely reconciliation of cash and merchant reports for each store across the country
  • Ensure the proper record and up-keep for stores’ deposit logs, and customer check deposits
  • Assist with bank reconciliation
  • Maintain accurate records and spreadsheets, including those pertaining to accounts payable/receivable
  • Prepare foreign wire transactions and reconcile foreign exchange rates
  • Communicate with vendors on open invoices and statement reconcilation
  • Assist in the preparation of 1099 returns
  • Protect the company's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Assist the department with general administrative tasks and work load
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • BA/BS in accounting
  • 2-3 years’ experience in financial and/or accounting departments
  • Solid bookkeeping experience
  • French accounting skills a plus
  • Experience in the fashion industry preferred
  • Self-starter, organized, attention to detail, deadline oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Extensive Excel knowledge required
  • Excellent work habits, willingness to get the job done no matter what it takes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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