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Staff Accountant - Equinox Fitness Clubs

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Staff Accountant - Equinox Fitness Clubs

Overview

OUR STORY:

Equinox Group is a high growth collective of the world's most influential, experiential, and differentiated lifestyle brands. We restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life - and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and experiences that define it. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Equinox Hotels and Equinox Media are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Our portfolio of brands is recognized globally with locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, and Vancouver.

OUR CODE:

We are passionate about high-performance living and we practice what we preach – investing time in our own health and fitness. We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don’t settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results. We are obsessed with what’s new, what’s now, what’s next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company. 

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

Job Description

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for cash to GL reconciliations, overhead expenses, prepaid expense, retail, and capital lease accounting.  This individual will also assist on ad hoc research projects as they arise.
The candidate will be able to develop and maintain smooth, cooperative working relationships with all levels in the Company. This individual will be eager to learn, organized and possess excellent communication skills.
This position will report to the Accounting Manager at the Company’s corporate headquarters located at One Park Avenue.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform key functions in the monthly close process including but not limited to: cash account reconciliations, capital lease accounting, prepaid expenses, review AP coding for accuracy, accruals for various club G&A expenses and related balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for managing the 3 way match for the Soul Cycle retail function 
  • Must be able to understand the intent and provide meaningful information to the users of the financial statements.
  • Respond to inquiries from supervisors on a timely basis.
  • Build rapport with club managers to assist with monthly financial inquires.
  • Working cross functionally with department heads to provide budget vs actual financial statement analysis
  • Prepare ratios and other types of analytics to assist users of the financial statements, when needed.
  • Partnering with external auditors to ensure completion of quarterly audit requests
  • Able to work and partner effectively with other departments, such as club General Managers, Human Resources, Accounts Payable, Treasury, and Financial Reporting
  • Ad hoc projects to continually improve business processes within finance team and broader company
  • Will work directly with several CPA, so will have opportunity to gain experience hours if a CPA candidate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
  • 1-2 years of experience in a monthly end close accounting function and preparation of various financial reports. 
  • CPA preferred (or actively pursuing CPA certification) – 150 credits required
  • Knowledge of Hyperion a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX and JD Edwards a plus
  • Self-motivated, proactive thinker with ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
  • Work both independently with limited supervision as well as in a team environment.
  • Able to handle pressure and short deadlines with a positive attitude
  • Exhibit willingness and ability to learn, adapt and improve the environment.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Proficient PC skills in the areas of integrated business system environments, and other basic office software, such as, spreadsheet, database, and word-processing
  • Career-minded and goal-oriented person who can see challenges as an opportunity for future advancements

Additional Information

AS A MEMBER OF THE EQUINOX TEAM YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
  • Complimentary Club membership
  • Perks and incentives with our products and services including Personal Training, Pilates, Spa and Shop

In accordance with Equinox’s policies and our ongoing commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, their families, our members, and the community at large COVID-19 vaccines are required for employees in this position.  Accordingly, any offer of employment is conditioned upon an applicant’s ability to provide proof of vaccination. In accordance with CDC's definition of fully vaccinated, full-course vaccination is defined as 14 days past an individual's last vaccination dose in their initial vaccine series (14 days past the second shot of a two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine; 14 days past the one-shot Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Equinox is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at https://careers.equinox.com/

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States. 

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