Staff Accountant JobWallingford, CT 113134

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Why You'll Love This Job

The Staff Accountant works within the Finance department and is responsible for handling daily accounting tasks related to the maintenance and analysis of the Company’s general ledger. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation and reconciliation of all major balance sheet items and intercompany accounts. The Staff accountant is also responsible for recording and reviewing payroll data, allocations, expense amortizations, asset depreciation.

#Great Place to Work Certified 2022-2023 #GPTW

Position Highlights
  • This role is hybrid with a minimum of 2 days in the office based out of Wallingford, CT
  • This role is full-time, expected office hours are 9am-5pm.
  • Starting salary for this role is $55-$65K.
Benefits Highlights
Coverage: Health, vision and dental through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, FSA, HSA that comes with an employer match, along with STD, LTD, life insurance, EAP, and more.
Balance: Competitive front loaded Paid Time Off (PTO) plan , 8 paid Holidays, 1 paid floating Holiday of your choice, and 1 day off for your birthday.
Development: Certification/continuing education eligibility, leadership development and 1 paid day off a year to go towards personal professional development.
Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match up to 4%
Culture: Great Place to Work certified #GPTW, dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a growing working environment.
*In order to be eligible for our full benefits package you must be employed full time at a minimum of 32 hours a week*

Aware Recovery Care is an equal opportunity employer
Job Responsibilities:
Reasonable Accommodations Statement:  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Regular communication with internal and external vendors/stakeholders.
  • Oversees and executes accounts payable processes.
  • Monitors and reviews all major general ledger accounts for discrepancies and reconciles accordingly (bank, credit card, intercompany, etc) as part of month-end close procedures.
  • Maintains fixed asset, lease, accrual, amortization, and allocation schedules as part of month-end close procedures.
  • Oversees all bank account activity and maintains accurate cash flow reports.
  • Prepare financial reports for analysis and ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data.
  • Performs administrative and clerical functions in support of the Finance Manager/ Director of Accounting.
  • Performs additional, special duties as delegated by the Director of Accounting, VP of Finance, or CFO.
  • Examine and research changes to tax policies and handle tax payments and returns.
  • Post transactions and categorize records in the  general ledger (e.g. by assets, liabilities and expenses).
  • Analyze transactions, payments and returns with external stakeholders.
  • Conduct month-end and year-end closures.
  • Prepare fiscal documents for audits.
  • Advise clients on financial issues via email or phone.
  • Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Adapts to organizational change and departmental restructuring to fit the needs of our organization.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Competency Statement(s)
  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Customer Oriented – The ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.  
  • Accountability – The ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.  
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.  
  • Friendly – The ability to demonstrate a cheerful demeanor towards others.  
  • Responsibility – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Judgment – Ability to form a sound decision using the available information.
  • Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.  
  • Management Skills – Ability to direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.  
  • Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved.  
  • Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a relevant accounting software such as Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, NetSuite, etc is required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related accounting experience is required.
  • Possess a strong understanding of US GAAP, accounting systems, internal controls, financial reporting, and financial statements analysis.
Computer Skills:
  • Proficient with computer software including G-Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Accounting software such as QuickBooks & NetSuite
Certifications & Licenses:
  • CPA Preferred

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