• Job Title: Bookkeeping/Accounting Manager
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Field/Department: Finance/Accounting

About the Organization:

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GACC) is a non-profit facilitator of business between Germany and the US. Founded in 1947, the organization’s mission is to facilitate and establish economic ties between Germany and the United States.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure excellent condition of the operation with hands-on management of day-to-day financial transactions, account reconciliations, invoicing, AP/AR, and collection of balances.
  • Perform monthly financial closing activities, procedures, journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure compliance with US GAAP.
  • Support the treasurer in internal and external audits, including preparation of required schedules and supplemental information. Responding to auditor inquiries.
  • Support the treasurer in preparation of annual tax returns for external tax consultants, including preparation of required schedules and supplemental information. Responding to tax advisor inquiries.
  • Prepare ad hoc financial reports as needed; assists in problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing workflow to meet critical deadlines while paying exceptionally close attention to detail.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to achieve shared goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration is required.
  • At least 2 years of experience in corporate accounting required.
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint required; knowledge of financial systems and enterprise software. QuickBooks proficient is desired.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP is required.
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical capabilities; strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records.
  • German language skills are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Sales and Use Tax collection and reporting is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

Start date: Immediately

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive fringe benefits program including health insurance, 401(k) matching and paid vacation.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed, but they are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.