Accounting Assistant/Accounting Clerk

Maison Kayser USA- French Bakery & Cafe - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

Responsible for reviewing the day-to-day financial transactions that take place at Maison Kayser USA, filing and safe-keeping of the following documents (invoices, receipts, and deposits slips) relating to all transactions, and performing a variety of administrative duties as assigned by the Finance/Accounting team. This is an entry level opportunity for someone who has 1-2 years of experience and would like to enhance their accounting skills.


  • Processing of weekly bank reconciliations including initiating any journal entry adjustments that need to be made.
  • Maintaining a clean, accurate, and up to date reports of financials throughout the accounting life cycle.
  • Contacting vendors to clarify any invoicing and pricing discrepancies; reviewing the B2B invoices and monthly statements.
  • Reconciliation of the monthly vendor statements against the recorded invoices.
  • Supporting the finance team with booking of the petty cash, expense reports, gift cards and staff meal allocations.
  • Assisting with the preparation and reviewing of account payables allocation for all invoices across our bakery stores and ensuring proper receipt of goods.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the weekly report consolidating all invoices to be paid while paying close attention to closing terms.
  • Assisting with the reconciliation of all credit card transactions against the appropriate statement for all locations.
  • Responsible for all Administrative tasks which includes: reviewing and sorting e-mail/mail correspondences, filing, scanning, and cutting/mailing checks.
  • Working on ad-hoc special projects as directed by the Director of Finance and the Accounting team.


  • A Bachelor's/Associates degree in Accounting and/or Finance highly preferred.
  • At least 1 to 2 years of experience in Accounts Payable required.
  • Knowledge of general accounting/finance concepts required.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, (Word, Expert use of Excel and general knowledge of QuickBooks and POS systems)
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and accurately to deadline
  • High attention to detail, excellent communication & Analytical skills.

**Maison Kayser is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • Excel Expertise: 1 year (Required)
  • Accounts Payable: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)