Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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Title – Senior Accountant
Location – Bridgeport, CT
Pay Rate – $25-35/hr., commensurate with experience
Duration – 3-6 months
Our client in Bridgeport, CT seeks a Senior Accountant to assist with an increase in volume of work.
• Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to book, reconcile and analyze key balance sheet and income statement accounts
• Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including “Budget vs. Actual” variance reports. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances
• Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
• Support month-end and year-end close process
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Review journal entries of staff accountants to ensure accuracy
• Assist with financial and tax audits
• Document and monitor internal controls in support of auditing team
• Prepare special reports/projects, as necessary, by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
Required/Preferred Qualifications
• Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Thorough knowledge of financial statements
• SAP system experience required
• Strong Excel, including pivot tables and vlook-ups.
• Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and effectively work under tight deadlines on a regular basis
• Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university
• Seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience in the public accounting or corporate

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