Compensation Accountant

New York, New York • $120,000-$160,000

About the Company: 

Our client is a diversified financial services firm offering extensive services to its clients including investment banking, prime brokerage, sales and trading, equity and credit research, and more.



  • Process monthly compensation entries including payroll, deferred compensation, and other compensation-based accruals
  • Process monthly and quarterly balance sheet and expense account reconciliations
  • Serve as point of contact for internal and external audit requests and variance analysis
  • Generate management reports and compensation projections for multiple businesses
  • Monitor and process deferred compensation vesting events including calculating tax obligation, interest accruals, dividend equivalent payout, and submitting approved payment requests to payroll
  • Process monthly deferred compensation award reconciliation and expense review



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of related experience at a financial services firm
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel including PivotTables and Macros
  • Strong understanding of the month-end close process and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Experience using Workday a plus


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