Staff Accountant

May 24, 2019


Triton International






Purchase, NY



I. The company:

Triton International Limited (“Triton”) (NYSE: TRTN) is the world’s largest lessor of intermodal freight containers and chassis, with over $10 billion in assets generating over $1 billion in annual revenue. Triton leases its fleet of containers to virtually all of the world’s largest shipping lines under a variety of short-term and long-term leasing structures designed to help the shipping lines finance their growth, improve their operating efficiency and better balance their global trade flows. Triton operates its business through 23 offices in 16 countries, and services its customers through a network of over 400 third-party operated depot facilities spread across approximately 45 countries.

II. Functional summary:

The Staff Accountant will have direct involvement in the business operations. This individual will be a contributing member of the department, responsible for supporting the accounting group across various areas of activity including monthly close process, SOX support, reconciling sales and administrative related expenses, balance sheet accounts, P&L and ad-hoc projects. The individual will be expected to quickly learn and understand current processes, assess those processes, and ultimately make suggestions for improvements where appropriate.

III. Job responsibilities:


Reporting & reconciliations:

  • Update departmental reports and compile ad-hoc analysis as required for monthly P&L and cash flow meetings, as well as internal and external reporting.
  • Perform timely monthly account reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure that support for the reconciliations are in line with the internal SOX controls designated for each process.
  • Organize reconciliations and be prepared for monthly review meetings with Managers.

Monthly journals:

  • Perform timely analysis and data gathering for recording monthly recurring journal entries for accruals, payroll, prepaid expenses and other selling and administrative expense related activity.
  • Ensure that support for the journals are in line with the internal SOX controls designated for each process.
  • Organize journals and be prepared for monthly review meetings with Managers.

Maintain department files:

  • Maintain accurate files and archives to ensure that all accounting activity is documented and supported, current and ready for both internal and external audit review.



V. Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 0-2 years of accounting experience.

V. Key compencies:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and strict adherence to deadlines.
  • Meticulous and highly organized with robust work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills; PowerPoint desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills – must be comfortable working within a team environment

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Less than two years experience



Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Merin Kovoor

Contact Phone

+1 914-697-3423

Contact Email