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Staff Accountant

  • Job Number 528888
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Norwalk, CT
  • Pay 65,000-75,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Staff Accountant

Job Description:

Location
Norwalk, CT (on-site)

We are searching for a dynamic individual to join our team as entry-level support for our Finance department. This full-time Staff Accountant position has a high opportunity for growth and is located in our Norwalk, CT office.

Company Description
Our brand is synonymous with handmade, luxury home textiles and first-class customer service. Our mission is to offer the interior design community a range of custom luxury textiles that effectively touch all senses, cultivate the skills of artisans throughout the world and continuously strengthen our company and our partners by staying passionate, authentic, and innovative in our thinking. We are looking for someone who is committed to excellence, can think on their feet, is highly organized, and who has the experience to perform the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Finance team in carrying out the monthly, quarterly, annual, and non-routine functions of the accounting department
  • G/L Account Reconciliations
  • A/P Invoice Entry
  • Cash Application / Disbursements
  • Assist with daily banking activities and processes
  • Preparing monthly journal entries for the general ledger
  • Accurately compiles data and creates reports and spreadsheets using MS Excel
  • Performing other general accounting functions as needed, such as financial reports, general ledger entries, spreadsheet reports/analysis, and budget reports.
  • Researching and interpreting data to respond to various accounting and financial questions.

    Requirements:

    Skills Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related financial field Preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience, including general accounting, financial analysis, accounts payable, and financial statement preparation, or recent graduate with experience in a related field.
  • Solid knowledge in the preparation and interpretation of financial reports and the month-end close process Familiarity with personal computers and Microsoft Suite, particularly Excel and Word essential, other software package knowledge a plus.
  • Advanced experience in MS Excel.
  • Must be able to deal with highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Comfortable with Technology. 90+% of our transactions are paperless (i.e. AP invoices received via pdf, viewed on screen, entered into accounting software, and then uploaded as support of the entry)
  • Self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Willing and able to learn.