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Accounting Associate (Remote)
New York

The Accounting Associate reports to the Corporate Controller. This position assists and supports the accounting team with data entry, account analysis, general ledger maintenance, and account reconciliation.

Work Location:

100% remote with option available to work in New York City office.


  • Analyze information to prepare and enter invoices, journal entries, and foreign currency adjustments.
  • Analyze and reconcile bank statements. 
  • Participate in the month-end close process, including reconciling balance sheet accounts, and month-end adjustments and journal entries. 
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports to be presented to senior management.
  • Assist with processing credit card statements.
  • Coordinate with outside accounting firms to prepare Value Added Tax (VAT) returns for UK and German offices.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analyses.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in accounting, business administration, or similar.
  • 2-4 years of previous accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to interact with internal and external constituents with a highly professional demeanor and strong customer service skills.
  • Exceptional written, oral, and electronic communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Google Workspace.
  • Ability to learn new computer skills and systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deltek Vantagepoint experience.
  • Professional services industry/project-based accounting experience.


RAA offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time staff, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401k enrollment; generous paid time off. Additional benefits are offered at no cost to employees, including short- and long-term disability and life insurance. Flexible benefits are also available for employees to make tax-advantaged contributions toward medical expenses, transportation and parking costs, and childcare.

How to apply:

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot personally respond to each applicant. Qualified candidates will be contacted via email regarding our interview process. To apply for this role, please send a cover letter, CV, and portfolio to humanresources@raai.com.


RAA is an equal opportunity practice that is committed to furthering diversity and inclusion in our studio. RAA does not discriminate in employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of: race; color; creed; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sex; sexual orientation; national origin or ancestry; citizenship status; health or genetic information; age; marital status; mental or physical disability; pregnancy; political affiliation; arrest record; past, present, or future service in the uniformed services; or any other legally protected status. Our policy of non-discrimination applies to all personnel practices, including, but not limited to, recruitment, project assignments, professional development, compensation, or any other employment practice. We strongly encourage women, people of color, and candidates from other underrepresented communities to apply.