East Hartford, United States
8 months ago
This Staff Accountant role will be responsible for month end close responsibilities including account reconciliation, journal entry preparation and analysis. The position reports to the Finance Manager but also works directly with the Controller to report monthly, quarterly and annual results.
- Lead the month end close activities including preparing journal entries and related workpapers
- Responsible for all balance sheet accounts
- Reconcile all cash accounts in the general ledger to the appropriate bank statements
- Reconcile expense and credit card statements
- Identify, prepare and book accruals and related journal entries
- Analyze weekly and monthly manufacturing WIP report for proper general ledger classifications
- Responsible for fixed asset reporting management including ledger maintenance and property tax declarations
- Government survey preparation
- Coordinate correspondence with third parties including bank, auditors and vendors
- Accounting Team focal point for inventory control processes and cycle counts
- Serve as the backup for AP and AR functions
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
- 5+ years of Accounting experience; direct experience within a manufacturing environment a plus
- Excellent understanding of General Ledger Accounting with the ability to research historical transactions
- Actual reporting and variance analytics experience
- Advanced computer knowledge and skills: MS Excel (expert with vlookups, formulas and the use of pivot tables), MS Outlook, and online banking.
- Hands-on experience with ERP systems; specific knowledge of Epicor ERP 10 and XL Connect is a plus
- Some day travel, as required