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Accounting Manager

Union Square Hospitality Group (853 Broadway)
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Job Description

Make a meaningful impact as an Accounting Manager at USHG!

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!


The Accounting Manager will work closely with the Controller and Operations Teams for their select businesses. The Accounting Manager will prepare financial statements, reconcile the balance sheet, forecast cash flow, participate in the budget and audit process, and analyze trends to influence positive financial results. The Accounting Manager will make sure all deadlines are achieved, and all work products are of the highest standard

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

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare all financial statements
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet monthly
  • Participate in the budget and audit process
  • Prepare and file sales tax returns accurately and timely
  • Effectively manage cash balances
  • Establish and maintain internal controls
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and share results with finance and operations team members to positively influence financial results
  • Work with private, local and governmental representatives on audits, including but not limited to: sales tax, worker’s comp, and percentage rent audits
  • Perform budget vs. actual vs. prior period analysis and review unit financial statements for accuracy and clarity
  • Prepare forecast files

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 is 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
  • CPA, CMA or MBA strongly preferred
  • At least 3+ years of hospitality accounting preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. 
  • Excellent team player and motivator
  • Ability to work with different types of people and different management styles
  • Excellent leadership & organizational management skills
Skills & Requirements Qualifications