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Manager of Accounting

Job type:Permanent
Town/City:Shelton
State:CT
Salary/Rate:$95,000 - $125,000 per year
Business Sector:Accounting/Finance
Job ref:JF4523254313
Post Date:July 01, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group, is proud to be a “Best in Staffing 2023” award winner. We have over 50 years of experience placing people with small and global companies. Our offices in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts serve clients nationwide. 
 
We are currently seeking a Manager of Accounting for a client in Shelton, CT or Bethel, CT Hybrid
 
 
Skills and essential duties:
  • Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with senior client management and peer client levels.
  • Develops and is accountable for the assignment work plan and ensures assigned tasks and responsibilities are achieved.
  • In consultation with partners and senior managers, helps develop solutions for clients and manages the implementation of ideas.
  • Advises, coaches and supports team members including providing consistent recognition and encouragement to team members to increase retention and utilization.
  • Structures work teams to successfully meet client expectations and help develop strong client partnerships.
  • Works in consultation with assignment leaders to anticipate project issues, assess alternatives and take appropriate measure to resolve assignment issues.
  • Prepares complex personal and corporate tax returns.
  • Performs complex A&A and Tax research.
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted auditing standards, common audit procedures and techniques and accounting and review services standards.
  • Manages the assignment budget and profitability in area of responsibility.
  • Leverages commercial and market knowledge to anticipate client needs for new/additional services.
  • Supports the partner in the development and planning of practice objectives and budgets.
  • Development of functional specialization and/or industry expertise.
  • May assist with recruitment and training of other A&A and tax personnel.
  • Actively pursues self-development opportunities in line with the competency model. 
  • Maintains contacts with peers, develops network of business contacts, meets with prospective clients, and cultivates referrals.
  • Accepts volunteer positions in community organizations. Continues to develop industry expertise.
  • Prepares and participates in staff performance evaluations.
  • Maintains a knowledge of general economic and political trends, and, of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate.
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
 
Qualifications
  • Eight to ten years of experience in public accounting with demonstrated mastery of accounting and auditing principles and/or tax principles.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. 
  • CPA required (if licensed, must be a member in good standing with AICPA).  
  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop business new business or cross-selling services.
  • Strong client relationship skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong team management skills - the ability to lead, motivate and coach teams of people.
  
Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Shelton, CT or Bethel, CT Hybrid
Pay Rate: $95K-125K/year
 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Please include a clean copy of your resume, salary expectations and any references.