Staff Accountant

Justworks, New York, NY

Payroll Services. Benefits. Compliance.

Who we are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

The job

Justworks is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Finance team.  The Staff Accountant’s responsibilities will include all aspects of the general ledger and month-end close.  This is a deadline driven environment. Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, great communication skills and a desire to learn are necessary to succeed in this role.

What you'll do

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Manage account analysis, reconciliations and various accounting schedules as part of the month-end close process
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate entry of Accounts Payables
  • Assist in implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are executed according to GAAP principles
  • Compile and analyze large volumes of data for reporting
  • Provide support during the annual audit
  • Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in a Staff Accountant role with strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong technical and organizational skills in addition to excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • A highly analytical self-starter with the ability to resolve problems independently
  • Must be detail and results-oriented with an ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced, and constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to evaluate priorities and multi-task accordingly while keeping others apprised of status with respect to deadlines
  • Ability to see existing processes, find their true value and make them more efficient and valuable to the business
  • Big 4 public accounting or public/private company corporate accounting experience a plus; Tech industry experience a plus
  • CPA or working towards completing a CPA a plus
  • Previous experience with Netsuite or other ERP systems a plus


Visa sponsorship for this role is currently not available.


Diversity at Justworks

Justworks’ vision is for all identities, backgrounds and expressions to be represented in the workplace. We're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  

About Justworks

Justworks is leveling the playing field with seamless payroll, great and affordable benefits, and comprehensive compliance coverage, all in one cutting-edge product designed for working fearlessly.

They are passionate about helping small businesses succeed, and this is reflected in everything they do. In fact, Justworks was founded to help entrepreneurs focus on what matters most: growing their businesses and creating better places for people to work.

Justworks employees enjoy a collaborative and welcoming environment, where transparency and openness are encouraged. Along with access to rich benefits, a prime NYC location, and no shortage of dogs at work, you'll learn from some of the brightest and influential thought leaders in the startup community.

If you want to grow in an entrepreneurial environment, build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, then Justworks may just be your place.

Want to learn more about Justworks? Visit Justworks's website.