Staff Accountant at Payfone

| Greater NYC Area
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About Payfone
Payfone is an award-winning, rapidly growing digital identity management company headquartered in New York city, serving banking, insurance and healthcare industries. Learn more at and follow us at
As we continue to scale our company, we are looking for people who know how to make an impact. We’re talking self-starting professionals who thrive in a fast-paced environment, process information quickly and make intelligent decisions. The work is challenging and requires not only smarts, but natural curiosity and tenacity. Teamwork is also important to us – we work together and play together.
Payfone has big plans; we’re excited and optimistic about the future. If this sounds like a career for you – come check us out.
Position Summary
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the month end financial close process and ensuring it is completed timely and accurately. Must have strong analytical skills and ensure that our financial processes and procedures are followed.
What You Are Accountable For
As a member of the Finance department, the Staff Accountant is responsible for:
Back up to the accounts payable function including
Timely processing of invoices and payments to vendors
Expense report auditing ensuring compliance with the Travel and Expense policy 
Maintaining accurate records of all vendor accounts
Weekly AR & AP reports 
Follow up as needed with Payfone’s clients on past due payments
Reconciliation of subledger systems and accounts to the general ledger
Reconciliation of various general accounts including bank accounts, credit card statements and prepaid expenses
Process improvement recommendations
Payroll processing 
Month end billing 
Month end close process including journal entries and ensuring items are coded to proper departments and accounts
Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller
Education & Experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience in an accounting function 
2 years’ experience with accounts payable
Bachelor’s degree

This position description should not be considered the final description of the position. It should be assumed that we would, to some extent, structure responsibilities in accordance with the successful candidate’s capabilities and changing business conditions.
Payfone is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender or sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other personal characteristics.

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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
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