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Staff Accountant

Union Square Events (640 West 28th Street NY, NY)
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Job Description

Make and meaningful impact as a Staff Accountant at Union Square Events! 

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table 

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of :
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than in expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on  their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t-and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable processing up to and including:
  • Prepare daily flash sales report and reconcile cash sales to point of sales report
  • Prepare and import weekly close entries including reconciling and entering cash transactions, ensuring sales balance are properly recorded and reconciling all payment types
  • Responsible for monthly safe counts and change orders
  • Import and reconcile catering, warehouse, commissary and other weekly sales and payments
  • Follow up with the sales team on outstanding invoices
  • Maintaining responsible communication between management teams and controllers
  • Assist with creating and updating department SOPs
  • Support the Accounts Payable function


Skills & Requirements

Relevant Skills, Knowledge & Ability

  • 2+ years of experience in similar tasks
  • Previous hospitality or catering experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, ERP)
  • Sage 100 knowledge a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Analytical thinking
  • Integrity


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance

Work Environment:

  • Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time
  • Some local travel to restaurant venues

Union Square Events (USE) is the catering and venue hospitality business from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG). Based in Manhattan's Hudson Yards, USE creates experiences to savor that are rooted in USHG's 30-year heritage of culinary excellence and Enlightened Hospitality. Through collaborations with a diverse portfolio of best in class clients and business partners, USE produces one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences within a variety of cultural, corporate and entertainment venues throughout New York City.