Staff Accountant

Employer
Basement Systems
Location
Seymour
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 28, 2018
Closes
Feb 21, 2018
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

About the Role:

Connecticut Basement System seeks a strong analytical accountant to join the accounting team. This individual will participate in the month end close process which includes; recording monthly journal entries, reconciling various balance sheet and income accounts, and analyzing and reviewing reporting results. Strong analytical skills are required in addition to the ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities.

Specific Responsibilities

?? Prepare monthly standard journal entries

?? Prepare monthly account reconciliations and work with Controller to

resolve discrepancies

?? Prepare monthly bank reconciliations

?? Prepare monthly accruals and maintain prepaid expense schedules

?? Reconcile intercompany accounts

?? Review open sales order reports and work with other departments for resolution

?? Manage fixed asset schedules and prepare depreciation entries

?? Responsible for weekly commission reporting

?? Responsible for sales & use tax monthly compliance.

A/P and A/R Responsibilities

?? Works with Accounts receivable to ensure proper exempt certificates are on file

?? Maintain vendor and customer accounts, including setups, terminations and modifications

?? Backup for entering accounts payable into ERP and processing of weekly check runs

?? Oversee 1099 reporting

?? Other duties/special projects as assigned

?? Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Qualifications and Skills

?? 2-4 years accounting/finance experience

?? Detailed oriented and analytical

?? Ability to work independently and meet assigned deadlines

?? Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

?? Team player

?? Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; especially Excel; knowledge of Great Plains a plus