Major League Soccer

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Staff Accountant maintains financial reports and general ledgers. This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and provide accounting support to the finance department.


    • Primary Responsibilities
    • Assist in month end close and preparation of financial statements
    • Manage balance sheet reconciliations and account analyses
    • Process and record monthly journal entries and accruals
    • Review trial balances monthly to verify proper coding of expenses
    • Assist in monthly and year-end close process
    • Project-based settlement accounting and management
    • Assist in year-end audit
    • Research variances to budget
    • Review and process monthly corporate card statement
    • Assist with management of Concur Expense System and review and approval of employee expenses

     Additional Responsibilities

    • Additional responsibilities as assigned


    Education and Experience
    ·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

    ·         1-3 years of experience in accounting/finance


    Required Skills

    ·         Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail

    ·         High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance

    ·         Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment

    ·         Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally

    ·         Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    ·         Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills

    ·         Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision


    Desired Skills

    ·         Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) or similar accounting software a plus

    ·         Experience with Hyperion Essbase/SmartView or similar financial reporting software a plus


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