Cantor Fitzgerald: Senior Accountant Cantor Fitzgerald: Senior Accountant …

Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jul 19
Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jul 19
Cantor Fitzgerald: Senior Accountant
Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald is a diversified company primarily specializing in financial and real estate services for institutional customers operating in the global financial and commercial real estate markets. Over the past 70 years, we have successfully built a well-capitalized business across multiple business lines, with numerous market-leading financial services products and a large and growing commercial real estate business. We have been at the forefront of financial and technological innovation in our industries, developing new markets and providing superior service to thousands of customers globally.

The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team based in our New York City office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the month end accounting close
  • Prepare and record monthly general entries including but not limited to cash activities, accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses and deferrals
  • Reconcile, review and analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Prepare and analyze variance explanations on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Interact with internal and external auditors and coordinate year end audits
  • Participate in projects including system developments, implementation of new products and new US GAAP reporting standards
  • Liaise with other internal department within the firm (e.g. Tax, Legal, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Product Control) globally
  • Assist in ad hoc requests
  • Implement and automate accounting processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • At least three years' experience in corporate accounting, preferably with CPA
  • Attention to detail and time management are essential skills for this role
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Advance Microsoft Excel skills and prior experience with Oracle and/or Essbase