Staff Accountant

Category: Finance
Type: Full Time
Location: New York City
Function: Accounting
Level: Mid-Level

Staff Accountant

JONESWORKS, strategy-driven communications, marketing, and management agency, is seeking a driven, creative, and highly organized Staff Accountant in our New York office. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, have experience managing the general ledger, AP, AP, cash, balance sheets, and bank reconciliations. This is a critical role for Jonesworks, candidate will help us maintain accurate financial records, provide support for financial analysis, and ensure compliance with accounting regulations. Agency experience is a plus.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepares general ledger journal entries, fixed asset tracking, monthly balance sheet reconciliation, and bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Assists in generating and filing monthly financial reports
  • Develops, analyzes, and prepares periodic financial statements for timely distribution to management
  • Assists with accounts payable functions including but not limited to verifying invoices, expense reports, check requests, and purchase requisitions; entering data into accounts payable system; and processing weekly check runs
  • Assists with accounts receivable functions including but not limited to applying payments to appropriate accounts, monthly invoicing, reconciling customer accounts, and handling customer inquiries
  • Assists with budget preparation
  • Assists in Treasury responsibilities, managing the cash forecast
  • Prepares and analyzes monthly journals
  • Performs daily banking procedures
  • Maintains fixed asset and related depreciation schedules
  • Assists the CPA with tax returns
  • Assists with annual external audits
  • Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts
  • Prepares account analyses and reconciliation
  • Coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures
  • Reviews and analyzes the organization’s accounting operation; recommends improvements
  • Assists with related special projects as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Controller and VP of Finance
  • Additional operational duties such as IT responsibilities may also be required for this role


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor in Accounting and/or Finance. MBA is a plus
  • Agency experience is a plus
  • Proficient in Quickbooks or has experience with similar accounting systems
  • Knowledgeable in Expensify or has experience with other expense management systems
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm


  • JONESWORKS offers medical, dental, vision and 401(K), unlimited Paid Time Off, Summer Fridays, Extended PTO for December/January holiday, bonus incentives and other perks!

***We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.***

Salary: $60-80K

← Back

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx