Role details

Senior Accountant

Stamford   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Active CPA License Required
  • Big 4 Experience Strongly Preferred

About Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturing/CPG company in Westchester County, owning some of the worlds most recognizable sweetening products.

Job Description

  • Support and assist in the coordination of the monthly close process.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  • Assist with financial audits and tax requests.
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management financial reporting package and annual audited financial statements.
  • Analyze monthly cost and variance reports and prepare financial commentaries on various operating areas.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Manage prepaid expenses, miscellaneous receivables, and accruals.
  • Payroll accounting and related reconciliations.
  • Prepare various government reports and surveys.
  • Maintain financial system master data.
  • Participate in projects, implementations, and system upgrades.
  • Assist in the compilation and preparation of department budgets and the annual operating plan.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies and process improvement initiatives.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • Active CPA license required. Additional certifications (such as CMA) are a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions with a focus on team work, continuous improvement, and problem solving.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • A self-starter who is eager to learn with the ability to work independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficient with e-mail and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience with a "Big 4" firm preferred.
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Extensive ERP experience preferred, SAP experience preferred.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package.

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