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Staff Accountant

Location: Tampa, FL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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About A&M

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 9,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation.  Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

Staff Accountant

We are seeking a full-time Staff Accountant to join our Finance team in Tampa, FL. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining financial integrity, ensuring compliance with accounting principles, and contributing to the overall success of our organization. The role is responsible for maintaining financial reports, records and general ledger accounts as well as performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations. To be successful as a Staff Accountant, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure firmwide compliance. An outstanding staff accountant should also have excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills. This position reports directly to the Manager of Corporate Accounting.


  • Possess Equity Accounting knowledge
  • Preserve General Ledger (G/L) accountability with the proficiency to research and respond to G/L questions/inquiries
  • Ensure accuracy in preparing and posting timely financial reports and uphold appropriate accounting procedures and controls
  • Maintain necessary working papers related to journal entries and reconciliations
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects, reporting, and initiatives as assigned by the manager of Corporate Accounting
  • Support in external and/or internal audit engagements to include preparing and scheduling audit materials, responding to audit inquiries and monitoring engagement progress
  • Partner with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to troubleshoot and resolve accounting and reporting issues
  • Diligently file and organize financial documents such as bank statements, contributing to the systematic documentation of our financial history, in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Conduct monthly, quarterly, and year-end close activities, including preparing journal entries, reviewing and adjusting the trial balance, calculating accruals and deferrals, performing balance sheet reconciliations and balance sheet account analysis
  • Performs all job duties as assigned


  • 2-5 years experience (professional service firm preferred)
  • Possess a Bachelors degree or higher in accounting, economics, or finance
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to research, problem solve, and resolve reconciling items through applying appropriate offsets
  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Excel
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to changes
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment, as well as be a self-starter to accomplish tasks independently

The salary range is $55,000 - $70,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.


Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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