Merritt Staffing


New Haven, CT
Feb 22, 2018
Apr 23, 2018
Employer Type
Employment Type
Full Time

Our client in New Haven is hiring in their accounting department. This is a permanent fulltime position with excellent benefits. 


Duties include:
"Daily cash reconciliations, including online banking reports
"Prepare ACH and Fedwire transactions
"Monthly account reconciliations, including accrued liabilities, other withholding accounts and various other Balance Sheet accounts.

"Prepare and record monthly journal entries and adjustments
"Process the US multi-state bi-weekly payroll for over 200 employees
"Coordinate payroll changes in conjunction with Human Resources
"Review annual and quarterly payroll tax filings
"Monitor, research and communicate payroll related updates, including local and federal
"Process monthly and periodic payments
"Maintain accounting and payroll information to comply with legal requirements
"Prepare quarterly use tax returns
"Prepare standard and ad-hoc reports
"Perform other duties as required




Required Skills and Personal Qualities
"Solid understanding of accounting principles
"Knowledge of employee benefits as they relate to payroll
"Proficiency with payroll/timekeeping software, ADP Workforce Now preferred
"Experience with using Elite or other equivalent general ledger software
"Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
"Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems methodically and logically
"Highly organized and detail-oriented
"Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
"Able to operate as a pro-active team player but also have the ability to work and focus on tasks independently of others

"Capable of dealing with people in a calm, effective manner
"Able to work under pressure, adaptable and able to manage multiple priorities

Education Requirements
"Bachelor's Degree required, concentration in Accounting or Finance preferred
"Minimum of three years of related experience