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Accounting Clerk

Company Overview

Century Services is a growing debt-relief start-up based right in the heart of Manhattan. Formed three years ago, Century Services has gone from the founders apartments to operating out of a consistently growing space in the Time Square WeWork building. We take pride in providing superior consulting services and insight to consumers that are looking for solutions for dealing with debt that has become too burdensome. A core tenant of the business is treating both customers and employees fairly and with respect, believing that doing so creates an environment that breeds success. If you have a good work ethic, attention to detail, and the attitude of a team player, we're looking for people like you to join our energized and work hard / play hard organization that is building something together.  

Job Summary

We are seeking a financially competent accounting associate to help with all financial aspects of Century Services. Reporting directly into one of the three partners of the firm the work you do will be mission critical to the healthy operations of the company. Precise calculations and data must be checked, verified, updated, and input on a regular basis to ensure timely and proper cash flow affecting thousands of client accounts. There will be heavy use of both Excel and industry specific accounting software. While we don't need you to be familiar with the specific software we use, having a familiarity with accounting software will be of great value in getting up to speed quickly. This is a position that can grow with the individual. The more you are willing and able to take on, the more responsibility you will receive.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitor all day-to-day accounting activities of a growing consumer finance company
  • Supervise general ledger and work with existing accounting infrastructure to handle all aspects of bookkeeping
  • Work closely with executives to provide financial reporting and analysis
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Keep extensive excel spreadsheets to calculate commissions
  • Use software to schedule client’s payments

Skills and Qualifications

  • Driven, self-motivated and looking for a career in finance
  • BA or BS degree in accounting or finance
  • Proven working experience in an accounting or financial position
  • 3+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • CPA preferred but not necessary
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills


  • Energetic and lively office culture
  • A very fun and creative WeWork building in Times Square
  • Free coffee, sodas, water, Redbull, etc.
  • Team lunches and dinner / cocktail events
  • Convenient Manhattan location


  • This is a full time position
  • Salary is paid bi-monthly
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