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Posted: Wed Feb 08 2023

Staff Accountant

Branford, Connecticut

Direct Hire

Position Title:  Staff Accountant

Location:  Branford, CT

Target Salary:  $50,000-$55,000

Benefits:  Fully paid medical – 401k w/ match – STD, LTD – PTO, etc.

Target Individual:  We’re looking for someone with 2+ years in an accounting role with ambitions to climb the ladder. We would look for a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and experience with GAAP. Any experience in a manufacturing, distribution or industrial environment would be welcomed.

Job Description:
The Staff Accountant has primary responsibility for the monthly financial close preparing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger and report preparation. This is an in-office position. 

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, preparing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Maintaining the general ledger system  
  • Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets, prepaids, and accrual schedules
  • Daily bank accounts reconciliation  
  • Credit Card statement reconciliation
  • Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices  
  • Assisting with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns  
  • Assisting with annual audit preparations  
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed 
  • Support management with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Administrative support
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of accounting experience  
  • Working knowledge of GAAP  
  • Lease accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Hands on reconciliation experience (cash, capital leases, prepaids, accruals)  
  • Strong financial analysis skills  
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal  
  • Strong organizational skills  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel  
  • Ability to train and manage staff  
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision  

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