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Cannon Design Accountant in Buffalo, New York

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant based in our downtown Buffalo, NY office. This role has the ability to work a hybrid work schedule. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.
This role is an integral part of our corporate finance department, assisting our Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller and Controller in diverse general ledger and tax assignments including ad hoc reporting, cost analysis, pension plan administration, and tax compliance.
  • Prepare consolidated monthly financial statements for multiple locations and service lines for review by leadership.
  • Prepare, monitor and review other accounting related reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Analyze and report to leadership on variances from budget versus actual results on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Participate in the annual budget process including developing files for input, reviewing/estimating expenses, analyzing payroll trends versus revenue, assisting leaders with developing their budgets, consolidating and reviewing for reasonableness.
  • Balance and reconcile accounts on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.Resolve accounting discrepancies as noted or assigned.
  • Prepare other financial reporting needs on an ad hoc basis including surveys, census and internal requests.
  • Assist the fiscal year-end audit process including managing questions and sharing of documents with the auditors.
  • Assist the year-end tax process with internal accounting leadership and outside CPA firms.
  • Review and/or prepare Sales Tax and required corporate filings.
  • Assist in tax preparations.
  • Maintain accounting control procedures. Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years related experience and CPA, or 5 years related experience without a CPA.
  • Audit and tax experience with a public accounting firm highly desirable.
  • Must be detail oriented, an analytical thinker, possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required, including exceptional Excel skills. MS Dynamics experience is a plus.
The salary range for this position to be filled in the Buffalo, NY office is $65,700 to $82,200annually. This salary range is the range we believe is the anticipated range of possible base compensation at the timing of the posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the anticipated salary range for the position. Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses. We offer a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage and flexible spending account options and voluntary insurances. We have paid time off, flex-time summer hours, remote work options and a 401k plan and employee perk programs. For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It's not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying.
As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly