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Posted: Wed Mar 06 2024

Accounting Manager

Branford, Connecticut

Direct Hire

Position Title: Accounting Manager

Location: Branford, CT

Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000 – Flexible for the right fit

Bonus: Discretionary year end bonus

Benefits: 4 health insurance options, dental, vision, basic life AD&D, short term disability, 401k, PTO and 6 holidays

Job Description:
  • Develops, implements, and monitors systems for general accounting.
  • Reviews and analyzes the organization's accounting operation; establishes, develops, and/or recommends economic objectives and policies to management. 
  • Prepares and analyzes financial and operational reports; prepares reports required by regulatory agencies, banks, investors, and other external parties.
  • Participates in preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Manages monthly accounting close cycle; prepares month-end financial statement.
  • Reviews and analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Analyzes, reviews, and audits overall general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable systems.
  • Coordinates year-end audits.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, motivates, and develops staff; manages schedules and workflow.
  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures and government regulations.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance.
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Performs the tasks of direct staff when they are overloaded or on PTO. Must be comfortable doing and supervising the work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management. 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Directly supervises 3 employees: A/P Specialist, A/R Specialist, and General Accountant.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in accounting or finance or equivalent.
  • Two to four years related experience or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate subordinates.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Strong competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

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