Staff Accountant I - Remote

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Posted 2 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

If you'd like to start your career where you can make a real difference and put your skills to work immediately, we want to talk to you! We're looking for someone who wants to grow with our company. Who wants challenging, rewarding, and collaborative work alongside friendly, engaging professionals who enjoy what they do?! You can make a difference for your future from your home office working with our team in our northern New Jersey office and around the country, where your skills and experience will grow along with our business. We are small enough that your contribution will be noted and valued, but large enough to handle interesting accounts. You'll be in on the action at every level and gain experience that would take years to learn in bigger firms. We need your talent, energy, and fresh ideas, and we offer a rewarding place to work in return. This is a full-time junior-level accounting position.Please note this is a remote position, with occasional travel required to our Northern New Jersey office. FCS would provide IT setup, but you will have to work from your home office. For a similar position working from our Northern New Jersey office, please go back to the careers page.With FCS, you would:Utilize the FCS procedures, forms and online research tools.Become proficient with firm software including ProSystem fx EngagementContinue to work towards advancing technical and working knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, SEC and other relevant professional standardsPerform analytical reviews of schedules and documents and prepare supporting schedules.Become familiar with client accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control.Identify accounting and auditing issues and do research to resolve those issues.Participate in the preparation of financial statement reports, SEC filing documents, and other documents supporting client needs.Personal and Practical Qualifications:Excellent professional oral and written communication skills.Proficiency in MS Office, specifically MS Excel and MS Word.Bachelor of science in business administration or MS in accounting or finance with an emphasis in accounting.Outstanding academic achievement.Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and change roles quickly as needed.Excellent problem-solving, research, and analytical skills.Leadership skills.In addition, public accounting experience and knowledge of SEC regulations and the FASB codification are pluses.