Sr. Accountant – Contract Assignment

  • Location
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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Sr. Accountant – Contract Assignment
Greenwich, CT based client has an excellent Senior Accountant job that they are looking to fill on a consulting/contract basis ASAP. Senior leadership comes out of big 4 with an excellent mix of public/private experience our of reputable fortune 500 companies. The client would like candidates to start ASAP and are willing to entertain “over-qualified” individuals and this is a project/interim need. The assignment will last through the end of the year with possible extension. Pay will DOE
This position will report to the External Reporting Manager and will be responsible for timely month end close, accurate external and internal reports and filings. The candidate must have the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment.
Job Duties Include
• Prepare external financial documents, including SEC filings (8-K, 10-Q, 10-K), earnings releases and related supporting documents
• Responsible for monthly/quarterly close tasks
• Review and upload trial balances to SAP
• Prepare intercompany reconciliations
• Oversee translation of international entities’ balance sheets
• Prepare monthly statement of cash flows
• Prepare consolidations and financial reports
• Support internal and external audit requirements
• Assist with research and guidance for technical accounting topics
• Support worldwide implementation of accounting policies and standards
• Prepare ad-hoc analyses/reports and assist with special projects
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Three years minimum relevant work experience
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP concepts, global accounting processes and internal controls
• Strong communication skills – both interpersonal and written
Preferred Additional Experience/Qualifications
• Big Four CPA strongly preferred
• Experience with Workiva external reporting software
• Strong Excel skills
• Self-motivated and positive attitude

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