Accounting Assistant

New York, NY

Posted: 05/15/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Title: Administrative Assistant Job Number: KN14931 Pay Rate: $50-60k base depending on experience

Manhattan Architecture firm specializing in luxury single-family home design, hospitality, and high-end commercial development globally. 

Actively pursuing an Accounting Assistant to support the team as they grow. This position will partner with their management team to develop and execute finance/accounting strategies and programs.

Responsibilities include:                                             

  • General bookkeeping responsibilities.
  • Support day-to-day financial record keeping for the firm.
  • Monitor project fees and collect billings.
  • Support financial management operations and generate accurate financial reports.
  • Process all accounts payable and receivable.
  • Issue monthly client invoices.
  • Track client, consultant, and office expenses.
  • Maintain regular updated invoices and fee schedules.
  • Serve as point of contact for vendors’ billing/accounting department.
  • Process business expenditures, rent, recurring bills, and other overhead payments.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Issue reimbursements to employees as needed.


  • Strong financial background.
  • High attention to detail with an eye to maximize gains and minimize expenses/losses.
  • Ability to manage multiple long-term engagements.
  • Excellent ability to operate under pressure and problem-solve in difficult situations with a positive, cheerful attitude.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Advanced/Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • 2-4 years of bookkeeping or business management experience in a small to medium sized firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related field preferred.
  • Experience in the design industry preferred.


This firm offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurances, a 401(k) retirement plan, commuter benefits, and paid time off.

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