J-1 Accounting Trainee New York City


New York

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Salary level:$45,000 - $48,000  per year
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Accounting & Auditing, Banking & Finance
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Salary level:$45,000 - $48,000  per year
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* This position is open to J-1 internship seekers *

J-1 Accounting Trainee



As a growing management services company, Axelia Partners is seeking a highly motivated J-1 Accounting Trainee to join our team.

The J-1 Trainee program applies to foreign nationals who have either a degree or professional certificate from a foreign post-secondary academic institution and at least one year of related prior work experience in his/her occupational field acquired outside the United States


The Trainee is responsible for assisting with the daily accounting operations of our clients.

He/She supports the Senior Accountants and/or Managers on all aspects of clients projects (including bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, cash situation, monthly and quarterly reporting)



Main Responsibilities:


Client relationship:

  • Assist management with Clients interactions: phone, emails
  • Manage clients requests according to priorities and time available 
  • Answer questions in a timely manner



  • Book AP and follow approval procedures and US GAAP; most clients are on an accrual basis therefore cut-off procedures must be respected.
  • Cut checks for vendors after approval for payment has been received, prepare mailing, ensure adequate documents are included with payments. Book manual payments when necessary.
  • Book Expense Reports and control receipts versus amounts claimed on expense reports.  Report to supervisor anything unusual or questionable. 
  • Prepare clients invoices according to specific instructions provided by client when required, and book AR.
  • Review cash deposits made by client or Office Manager and book payments in AR ledger.  
  • Book payroll. 
  • Maintain assets file, with a copy of the invoice and copy of the entry.
  • File all documents, according to description provided, tax, legal, AP.
  • Prepare documents to be returned when fiscal year is over and tax return has been completed.
  • Reporting & Tax
  • Internal Management



Qualifications and Skills:


  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements as well as reporting package for foreign parent company
  • Manage bank, cash situation, and general ledger reconciliation
  • Process month-end closings
  • Ensure that transactions are properly supported and classified in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Provide necessary information for corporate tax returns prepared internally or externally
  • Enter personal time on TimeSlips as well as any travel time or expense to allocate to client if applicable.  All time is billable unless documented reason is given.
  • A College diploma in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • 2 years of public accounting or financial reporting experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to multitask and switch tasks according to client's priorities
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to document procedures and follow instructions



About us:


US expansion comes with opportunities, but also challenges. Axelia Partners provides the support entrepreneurs need to expand and succeed in the US:


Accounting | Financial Control | Tax Compliance | Payroll

 Operations Setup | HR Services | Talent Search | M&A


Our cross-Atlantic business expertise enables foreign companies to set up their US operations efficiently and manage them compliantly.  With a personalized approach to delivering comprehensive business solutions and consulting services, Axelia Partners has become the trusted partner of hundreds of companies at every stage of their US venture. Learn more about Axelia Partners by visiting http://www.axeliapartners.com/

* This position is open to J-1 internship seekers *

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