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Jr Accountant / Bookkeeper

Job Summary

At the forefront of New American Design, and with pieces in the Smithsonian and Brooklyn Museum, Uhuru is the premier sustainable American furniture design firm. Founded in 2004, Uhuru has cultivated a client base that includes many of the world’s most distinguished brands and highest profile corporate, hospitality, residential, and retail projects. Uhuru is actively raising capital, positioning the company for massive growth in 2019, and is seeking a dynamic Junior Accountant & Bookkeeper to join our growing team.

This position is responsible for supporting the Controller and the Partners in the financial, accounting, and administrative operations of the company by maintaining records of financial transactions.

Job Description

  • Define and maintain bookkeeping and expense policies and procedures, establish internal controls, and maintain a filing system
  • Maintain accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Verify accuracy of accounts by reconciling entries and bank accounts
  • Audit and maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Aid the external CPA with annual corporate tax returns
  • File monthly and quarterly sales tax returns
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Process payroll
  • Coordinate with outsourced HR (PEO) to onboard new employees and communicate healthcare benefits

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience and aptitude in bookkeeping in a small business environment; knowledge of GAAP and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks Online and ADP TotalSource
  • Attention to detail and process, excellent communication skills, thoroughness, and sensitivity to confidentiality
  • Ability to create and implement action plans to support individual and company-wide goals

Contact Information

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter highlighting relevant work experience to janet.t@uhurudesign.com

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