Senior Accountant

  • location: Wethersfield, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $95,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
Our client,named one of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America, is is a full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm. They are seeking a Senior Accountant to perform a broad range of accounting tasks. This individual will assist the engagement partner and/or manager in the development of engagement strategy, planning, execution of work, review and interpretation of findings.

location: Wethersfield, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Responsible for the more complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements.
  • Instructs and assigns work to bookkeepers and accounting staff engaged in general accounting activities.
  • Sufficient knowledge of accounting and tax standards with the ability to interact with business owners and management.
  • Ability to prepare or review tax returns, financial statements, monthly/quarterly write-up services, engagement documentation and related reports.
  • Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classification assigned to various records.
  • Ability to conduct tax research, prepare projections and complex entity and individual tax returns.
  • Encouraged to develop new client relationships and expand business opportunities.
  • Demonstrate an ability with limited direction, to oversee the project.
  • Analyze financial reports/records and make recommendations.
  • 3+ years experience.
  • BA/BS in Accounting from an accredited college/university is required, master's in Accounting or relevant field is preferred.
  • Must have prior CPA Firm experience.
  • Eligible to sit for the CPA Exam or have passed all or parts of the CPA Exam.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including working knowledge of firm's tax and accounting software and applications.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.
  • Strong working knowledge and application of GAAP standards.
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal and State taxation for individual and entity returns.
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with managing engagement staff to meet deliverable deadlines.
  • Encouraged participation in civic or professional organizations.
  • Encouraged participation in firm initiatives.
skills: CPA Candidate
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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