Accounting Analyst


Location:

Norwalk, CT

Date Posted:

April 10, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

00720-0010937364

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
A terrific luxury retail company could have the perfect full-time Accounting Analyst position for you. You'll be interested in this position if strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement are priorities for you. Accountants looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates. This Norwalk, Connecticut area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This role's duties will require you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. If you want to participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. This could be the ideal position for you, if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

What you get to do every single day

- Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

- Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

- Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

- Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

- Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
Requirements
- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Vow to meet business deadlines

- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Experience with ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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