Junior Accountant

Job Summary

Uhuru is seeking a Junior Accountant to join a young 50+ person team of creative professionals at a multi-disciplinary design firm. We are seeking an innovative, detail-oriented self-starter with the drive to help us build out financial management frameworks, budgets and expense policies within a rapidly growing company. Ideally you have experience working with a creative firm and have the desire to grow within a startup environment. You will be directly responsible for the development and execution of internal bookkeeping strategies in coordination with our Controller and Managing Directors.

Job Description

  • Maintain accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Track cash flow in coordination with the Controller
  • Verify accuracy of accounts by reconciling entries
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy with the Controller
  • Process payroll
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Establish and maintain monthly closing procedure
  • File monthly and quarterly sales tax returns
  • Aid the CPA with annual corporate tax returns
  • Maintain filing system
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions 
  • Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping sensitive information confidential
  • Apply observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2-5 years experience
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Expert in Excel
  • Expert in Quickbooks Online
  • Experience with ADP payroll preferred

Contact Information

Please send a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter to to be considered.

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