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Staff Accountant in New York, NY at Brink's

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Brink’s Global Services USA, Inc. is a division of Brinks Inc, the world’s premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions in more than 122 countries across 5 continents. Brink’s Global Services specializes in the secure transportation and handling of valuable goods throughout the logistic value chain, from raw materials and components to finished products within the mining, banknote, precious metal, jewelry, security, art and pharmaceutical industries The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees. We have a challenging opportunity for FT Staff Accountant to work in the BGS US office in NYC.

Job Summary:   

The Staff Accountant, reporting to the Controller is responsible for all of the day accounting and is responsible for financial statement preparation, monthly close duties, balance sheet and P&L analysis, account reconciliations, audit support and other projects as assigned. This position functions in a secured environment and requires a superior level of integrity, discretion and support driven initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide all monthly cost accruals to be captured and raised, variance between accrual estimates and actual should be within 5%.

Analyze General Ledger accounts, reports, financials statements and assist in month-end close work.

Assist in compliance with SOX controls requirements.  

Prepare process documentation, perform testing of controls. Assist with the implementation of a new financial processes.

Assist with both internal and external audit.

Prepare monthly various internal financial reports for presentation to Finance leadership.

Review variances and work closely with Manager on their expenses to analyze fluctuations.

Coordinate and follow all fixed assets movements and coordinate the annual inventory.

Reconcile all Inter / Intracompany balances.

Work closely with Cash Application team in order to have all bank accounts properly reconciled.   

Prepare monthly/ quarterly basis reports for Tax team.  

Support monthly closing with the creation of journals entries and other requests.

Be responsible for all annual/ quarterly reviews such as: Inventory, losses reconciliations, ARO, contingencies, etc.

Prepare/Assist in completing account reconciliations on a monthly basis by deadline.

Perform all projects and other assigned duties as necessary at the direction of the leadership team.

Job Requirements



Minimum Qualifications:

4 years’ experience in the accounting field.  

Intermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Excel.

Experience with an ERP system like PeopleSoft, Oracle, or SAP.

Experience in a publicly traded company.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance or Accounting

CPA certified or Master’s degree in accounting a plus.

PeopleSoft 9.0 or similar accounting system.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated knowledgeable of the accepted accounting principles (FASB & GAAP).

Professional Skills:

High level of integrity where personal and professional values are aligned with the company’s mission, vision and leadership framework.

Self-aware and self-motivated - comfortable operating with minimal direction and will thrive in a dynamic environment as a leader influencing change and transformation.

Responsive performance driven

Experience with financial statement preparation for a multi-entity organization, month-end, journal entries and solid analysis experience.

Exposure to budgeting and account reconciliations.  

Experience working with a fully integrated accounting system preferred.

Experience engaging in process improvement initiatives.


If you have the background and integrity we require and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we hope you will consider employment with Brink’s Global Services.  We provide eligible employees medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans.  In addition, we offer profit sharing opportunities and a 401(k) program. If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please apply.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.