• Job Number 529204
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Westport, CT
  • Pay 0 - $100,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Accountant

Job Description:

Our Westport, CT-based client seeks to hire an Accountant.

Location - Westport, CT
Schedule: On-site (5 days 8:30 am - 5:30 pm full time)

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Business Manager with day-to-day activities.
  • Prepare journal entries related to month-end closing activities
  • Prepare and perform month-end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review the general ledger for input accuracy and verify that the accounts were reviewed for content
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Assist in the preparation of the weekly payroll
  • Prepare Time Analysis reports on projects as needed
  • Manage Accounts Payable process, entering invoices, obtaining W-9 from vendors, printing checks
  • Manage fixed asset ledger
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including special projects and analysis on an ad hoc basis

Medical/dental/vision/LTD and Life Insurance, 401k plan, and a good work-life balance.

Requirements:

Computer Skills
  • Proven ability to learn new systems quickly is essential.
  • Advance experience in MS Excel, including prior experience with Pivot Tables and or Vlookup, would be a plus

    Education and Experience
  • The ideal candidate should have:
    • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
    • Effective Time management Skills
    • Close Attention to Detail
  • Prior experience working at an Architecture/Engineering and or Service based firm is a plus but not mandatory
  • 1 to 2 years of accounting experience would be helpful
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting is preferred; an Associates degree would be considered