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Internal Application: Senior Accounting Manager

Finance: Accounting Operations | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for an experienced Senior Accounting Manager with technical accounting experience to help lead the organization’s corporate financial reporting and accounting processes. Candidate must have a current Certified Public Accountancy. Non-profit audit and tax related experience a plus. We are looking for a self-starter, highly motivated, and detailed professional.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Prepare quarterly and annual consolidated financial reports including consolidating financial statements and related account analysis. Prepare and present variance analysis of actual and forecast results against budget

  • Lead Annual financial statement audit process (inclusive of Uniform Guidance audit), including preparation of lead schedules and coordination of audit support 

  • Oversight of IRS and International Tax Compliance:

    • Lead preparation of IRS Form 990 

    • International subsidiaries tax compliance 

  • Systems Oversight:  General Ledger (Netsuite) 

  • Expertise, implementation, and continued compliance of:

    • FASB standards

    • Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures

    • CFR Guidelines for Federal Awards

    • Revenue recognitions principles, ASC606

    • Fixed Assets/Capital and lease accounting guidelines  

  • Oversee Fixed Assets & Capital Leases for organization

  • Create/maintain documentation and implement procedures around new revenue recognition standard ASC 606.

  • Manage 1-2 staff members


Technical, Systems and Other Requirements:

  • Certified Public Accountant  

  • 5+ year of experience with some of that experience managing staff

  • Continued professional education credits (CPE) up to date either in audit, tax, or accountancy 

  • Experience with Audited F/S preparation, 990, Revenue Recognition guidance and implementation of ASC 606, and Fixed Assets 

  • Working knowledge of: Netsuite or other comparable or general ledger system (SAP etc); IBM’s TM1 Planning Analytics or comparable Reporting and Budgeting software system; high proficiency in Excel 

  • Sharp acumen for analysis, detail oriented, ability to connect with personnel at varying levels Motivated, team player, leadership capabilities yet also willing and able to be involved at the detail level of work

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled