Accounting Assistant

  • location: Norwalk, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $45,000 - $57,000 per year
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Accounting Assistant

Randstad is seeking an Accounting Assistant/Assistant Controller for a fast-growing technology company in Norwalk, CT. The person in this role will be a key member of the Finance Team and will assist the Controller in the accounting and reporting requirements for the organization. Ideal candidates will have a diverse range of experience; including bookkeeping activities, assisting in improving internal accounting processes and systems, and contributing to public reporting requirements. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team within a growing company on the cutting edge of social media, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for!

Responsibilities:
Financial Accounting Responsibilities
--Post income, expense, bank and capital transactions into the GL on a daily basis
--Review invoices, employee expense reimbursements and credit card transactions and other supporting documentation for proper approval and prepare accurate journal entry into the GL
--Oversee bank account activity and reconciliation
--Prepare month end and year end closing, reconcile general ledger, bank and credit cards and other balance sheet accounts - working closely with Controller to support a 7-day closing period and reporting to the Group Company
--Assist the Controller and other departments with financial reporting as needed, including financial analysis against budget
--Manage all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, Payroll month end closing adjustments.

Payroll Preparation and Administration
--Process all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner
--Assist in the quarterly payroll tax processing function.
--Process Issuance of W2s and 1099s and applicable nationwide payroll tax filings.

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Skills:
--Solid Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word)
--Detail Oriented
--Interested in a team environment
--Enthusiastic and enjoys a fun, fast paced and interactive work environment

Education:
High School

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
--Relevant experience in accounting/bookkeeping. Bachelor??s degree or Associate??s degree in Accounting is a plus.
--Minimum 1-2 years of experience with accounts payable, journal entries, month-end closing, reconciliation.
--Experience with ERP system such as NetSuite, Oracle or Sage is preferred
--Prior experience working with a technology company or advertising agency is a plus
--Interest in obtaining CPA or CMA license


The company is offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a huge opportunity to advance within the organization. Now is a perfect time to get your foot in the door of this organization! Apply today and a recruiter will contact you asap!

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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