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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15047
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Accounting Specialist
Job Location: Hartford, CT
Base Compensation: $60,000 — $85,000
Total Compensation: $60,000 — $85,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Financial Services

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Demonstrated history of ongoing strong company performance on the top and bottom line. Performance results for 2010, 2011 and 2012 have maintained solid growth patterns. With revenues up 15+% organically and record profits achieved we are seeking quality accounting professionals to join the team! Partner with all areas of accounting, finance and operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Expansionary hire! Serve as right hand person to high quality x-Big 4 Controller and CFO! Hands-on all encompassing financial reporting role with center stage visibility to management within this growing profitable business. Responsibilities include: • Support the month end close, internal and external SEC financial reporting requirements, FASB research, P&L and balance sheet account analysis and reconciliations, eliminating and adjusting entries, variance analysis, Sox compliance, special projects and more. Prepare journal entries, accruals, intercompany activity and reconciliations. • Research GAAP & FASB pronouncements (i.e. goodwill, revenue recognition, equity accounting, stock compensation. new product launches, tax issues) to support expansion of business. • Assist with preparation of financial statement package distributed to senior management and financial information, including footnotes, for the quarterly and annual Forms 10-Q and 10-K filed with the SEC. • Be responsible for fixed asset accounting. Prepare sales & use tax, real and personal property tax filings. • Prepare P&L actual versus budget and forecast analysis with commentary for CFO. • Partner with internal audit and ensure SOX compliance guidelines. Assist with external audit with Big 4 firm. • Assist with incorporating newly acquired companies and expanding product lines. • Special projects focused on all accounting functions and incorporate process improvement initiatives (i.e. shorten month end close, develop enhanced analysis, etc.) and much more!

QUALIFICATIONS

BS, Accounting, CPA or MBA desired or parts passed. 3+ years experience. Will consider Senior or Supervisor from national/regional CPA firm or combination of public/private. Ideal would be SEC and SOX experience. Will mentor ad train high caliber professional Looking to promote within 12+ months. Strong executive presence. Articulate communicator. Ideal industry would be financial services, insurance, consulting services, manufacturing or distribution. All inquiries are confidential!
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
  
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