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Geller Advisors, Accounting Specialist
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Geller & Company | New York, NY
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Job Description

Founded in 1984, Geller & Company is a world class strategic financial and advisory firm serving high net worth individuals and families, corporations, non-profits & foundations. Headquartered in Manhattan, Geller & Company employs over 500 professionals to help shape and drive our clients' financial strategies. Our team of CPAs, CFPs, CFAs and MBAs bring decades of experience across a broad spectrum of industries. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of services coupled with unparalleled cross-disciplinary expertise.

Geller Advisors is a privately-owned, SEC-registered investment advisor providing integrated strategic wealth management services to affluent individuals, families and entities. Our suite of services includes investment management and financial planning, CFO services and tax advisory and compliance.

Geller Advisors, Accounting Specialist

You will take ownership of:

* Supervising 2-4 bookkeepers / interns
* Direct responsibility for cash management process and accounting for high net worth clients including but not limited to:
* Reviewing of accounts payable and credit card processing for multiple entities (personal, corporate, foundation) input, g/l coding, check and wire preparation, vendor correspondence and follow up
* Reviewing of cash receipts processing including review and preparation of deposits
* Reviewing of loan tracking transactions, resulting journal entries and payments
* Reviewing of payroll processing for hourly and salaried employees, expense reimbursements, benefits, and payroll tax administration
* Providing HR support for clients with domestic/business staff including but not limited to onboarding new employees, monitoring receipt of timesheets and tracking PTO
* Coordinating with payroll service and employee benefits provider, including but not limited to setting up new payroll and adding or removing employees
* Reviewing month end activities including bank and fixed asset reconciliations, assist with monthly investment journal entries, intercompany elimination entries and other month end closing entries

* Monitoring cash needs on a daily basis and fund entities as required
* Assisting in preparation and review of monthly/quarterly financial statements and all supporting schedules (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and other schedules)
* Interacting daily with multiple clients, financial institutions and vendors
* Responding quickly and accurately to internal and external requests
* Researching and completing various client projects on a timely basis
* Researching and resolving issues through internal and external communications
* Proactively managing ad-hoc client requests
* Maintaining General Ledger including vendor and fixed asset maintenance and prepare journal entries as required
* Assisting in gathering of tax related information for tax preparation

We expect you to have:

* Experience working with a variety of clients and experience with high net worth individuals is preferred
* Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and 4-7 years accounting experience
* Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables
* Must have the flexibility to work on multiple projects simultaneously, possess the ability to prioritize duties, and complete tasks in an accurate/efficient manner
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong organizational and analytical skills
* Ability to follow through with client requests and projects
* Ability to work in a team-oriented and client-focused environment
* Ability and desire to take on more responsibilities and help other team members
* Self-starter

We'd love to see:

* Experience in MS Dynamics and/or NetSuite
* Experience with income tax, investments and/or insurance
* CPA preferred
* Experience dealing with complex needs of clients with multiple homes, household and property management needs

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

About Geller & Company

Founded in 1984, Geller & Company is a premier strategic financial advisory firm whose clients include businesses and high net worth individuals and families. Geller works closely with clients to understand their needs and deliver a tailored suite of services, including Strategic CFO Consulting, Financial Reporting and Accounting, Tax Advisory, Technology and Wealth Management and Family Office Services. Headquartered in Manhattan, Geller employs over 400 people.