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Staff Accountant

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #431
Monday, July 20, 2020
Janney is an award-winning full-service financial services firm committed to understanding our clients' needs and providing advice beyond investments.  We are equally committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where employees can use their talents to thrive and grow professionally with the firm.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position will assist with the month end close and financial reporting functions. 

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and post journal entries across a broad range of balance sheet and income statement accounts.

  • Reconcile bank statements and general ledger accounts.

  • Maintain the fixed assets and depreciation schedules.  

  • Prepare and file certain taxes, such as personal property tax.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on accounts such as prepaid expenses and accruals.

  • Perform financial statement line item variances.

  • Lend support with firm forecasting activities and monitor plan versus actual results.

  • Support various aspects of internal and external audits, including managing audit requests.

Required Experience

  • 0-2 years accounting work experience

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Business with an emphasis in Accounting.

Required Skills

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel. 

  • Detail oriented, efficient, organized and deadline-focused.

  • Strong understanding of corporate accounting.

  • A strong team player with critical thinking skills who can work well with the team or independently and interact effectively with all levels of employees. 

Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace.  We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of age, disability, education, gender, gender expression, gender identity, job level, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

  • Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America