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Staff Accountant

Internal Accounting


Marks Paneth LLP is a leading regional professional services firm with more than 650 people, including over 90 partners and principals, with revenues in excess of $120 million. We offer a wide range of accounting, auditing, tax, consulting, restructuring, bankruptcy and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients.

Marks Paneth, whose origins date back to 1907, has a long history of providing attentive and responsive client service. Client satisfaction and retention are reflected in our industry rankings.  Marks Paneth is the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th largest in the Mid-Atlantic region (Accounting Today).

Marks Paneth has been ranked among the top three providers of forensic accounting services in the New York metropolitan area by readers of the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) for six consecutive years.

Our services are provided by industry-focused, experienced practitioners. The most important element of our culture is our unrelenting client focus. We recognize that our success depends entirely on how well we serve our clients, and nothing takes precedence over our commitment to meet each client’s continuing need for effective, insightful, responsive and professional service.

We serve a wide range of industries including real estate, nonprofit and government, wholesale and retail distribution, manufacturing, media and entertainment and professional service firms, for middle market, privately-held and family-owned businesses, and high-net-worth individuals.  The firm’s headquarters are in New York City with offices in Washington, DC, New Jersey, Long Island, Westchester County, Boca Raton, Florida and Pennsylvania.  We service international clients through our membership with Morison KSi.


To support the Director and Manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department.

To relieve the Manager and Assistant Manager of certain responsibilities that will allow them to spend a greater portion of their time on Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Budget and Variance issues, and Forecasting.



  • Assist Accounts Receivable Specialist as needed.

  • Assist Payroll Specialist with ADP Workforce Now and payroll related items.

  • Assist Accounts Payable Specialist with vendor invoice coding to the appropriate General Ledger accounts.

  • Perform Bank Reconciliations.

  • Assist the Manager in tracking and maintaining various quarterly schedules.

  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time – quite often on short notice - by the Director or Manager.



  • A Bachelors degree in accounting, or a Bachelors degree in business with an emphasis in accounting, is required.

  • Must be a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness.

  • Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.

  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets.

  • Must be skilled in use of MS Word and must be a very good writer in order to handle the occasional administrative needs of the department.

  • Must have very good verbal skills.

  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.

  • A minimum of 1 years experience in accounting is preferred.

Location – Long Island


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizen status, age, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected status.  Marks Paneth takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.