Role details

Accounting Supervisor

Meriden   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Long Term Contract Position
  • Retail experience a Plus

About Our Client

Our client is a global retail organization owning multiple widely respected retail chain brands. They are looking for an experienced manager to lead the accounting team of 4 on a long term contract.

Job Description

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the accounting department staff of four, overseeing financial controls and introducing solid accounting policies across the various parts of the organization.
  • Develop, direct and maintain timely and accurate financial reports in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage and complete regular account reconciliations, as well as be responsible for the review of journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Manage the monthly accounting close process in a timely and effective fashion while applying a continuous improvement approach.
  • Maintain and improve the infrastructure of the accounting department, including the oversight of internal controls and a comprehensive balance sheet review to support the financial integrity of the organization.
  • Materially participate in accounting software system conversions. Oversee the maintenance of General Ledger chart of accounts and maintain complex data bases.
  • Assist in annual external audit and third party bank audits.
  • Retail Sales and Use Experience.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA Preferred
  • 5+ Years of Accounting and Controls Experience
  • 5+ Years of supervisory experience.
  • Microsoft Office products Proficiency. Advanced Excel skills.
  • Functional Depth in Accounting and Information Systems
  • Detail-oriented and Highly Organized
  • Results focus and a Strong Sense of Ownership
  • Preference given to individuals with software experience in Microsoft NAV, Thompson Reuters Sales Tax Software, Aptos.
  • Ability to perform successfully in a fast past and changing work environment

What's on Offer

Competitive hourly rate.

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