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A family business for the past 80 years, the Swiss company Vitra collaborates with leading designers to develop innovative products and concepts for contemporary home and office environments. Joining a portfolio of furniture classics by Jean Prouvé, Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Verner Panton, these products are used worldwide by architects, companies, the public sector and private individuals to build inspirational spaces for living and working.

Accounting Manager f/m/d

Country/Region:  US
City:  New York City
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  0
Company:  Vitra Inc.

The position 

We are looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to join our team. The Accounting Manager will run and develop the daily finance operations, ensure accuracy and compliance, prepare financial statements and manage regulatory duties. This position will be supported by an Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables Specialist (both located in Allentown, PA) and report to the VP Finance (located in NY, NY). The office is in New York, but remote work is possible.


Your responsibilities

  • Run day to day accounting operations and ensure accuracy
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
  • Understand GAAP and maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures
  • Comply with federal, state and local financial and legal requirements
  • Manage monthly and annual closing procedures
  • Produce monthly cash flow reports
  • Manage the tax returns with the support of our tax advisors
  • Apply best practices to accounting & financial processes
  • Process payroll
  • Be the point of contact for tax advisors, auditors and our payroll partner


Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Thorough understanding in US GAAP & taxes
  • 3 or more years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience in SAP or similar accounting software
  • Ability to create and improve processes, and document same
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Team player and effective collaborator
  • Ability to maintain tolerance and professionalism in times of high stress
  • Confidentiality and integrity are a must


What we offer

  • A dynamic and creative environment
  • A challenging job featuring varied tasks in a leading international company
  • A salary in line with the market, including additional benefits



Are you interested?


At Vitra, you will find a pulsating environment where you can thrive and make a lasting contribution.


If you have further questions please contact Fiete Schlueter at +12124635705.




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