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Staff Accountant in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

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Job Description

The Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, reconciling, consolidating, and entering financial data.


Company / Location: Standard Motor Products, Inc. ($1 billion, global, NYSE manufacturer/distributor of automotive replacement parts) located in Long Island City, NY


Primary Activities:  Primary responsibilities of the position would include:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains corporate trial balance by analyzing account activity and completing monthly reconciliations. Posts adjusting journal entries as deemed necessary.
  • Consolidates company-wide fixed asset roll forward, including review of divisional submissions and coordinating corrections.
  • Reviews and consolidates the Company’s worldwide headcount report.
  • Prepares and reviews all monthly elimination journal entries included in the preparation of the Company’s financial statements.
  • Reviews the Company’s external financial statements, footnotes and disclosures included in the Form 10-Q and Form10-K filings with the SEC.
  • Participation, as a “tester,” in the Company’s internal control compliance effort surrounding Sarbanes-Oxley s404, etc.


Job Requirements

Experience & Skills:

To function as the Senior Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting the following experience and skills are required:

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting. Masters in Accounting would be desirable but not required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Capable of working as a team player and comfortable being part of a “hands on” team of professionals. Strong work ethic a must.
  • Ability to exercise proper judgment with above average analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.