Randstad Accountant in Norwalk, Connecticut


job details:

  • location:Norwalk, CT

  • salary:$28 - $35 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:425323

  • questions:914-696-0330.

job description

Staff Accountant

Norwalk, CT

Job Description

  • Responsible for monthly close process for assigned areas

  • Responsibilities include preparation of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations, accrued expenses, fixed asset and prepaid expense reconciliation to subledgers, analysis and distribution of monthly cost center reports

Major Duties:

  • Prepare month end journal entries and related supporting schedules

  • Timely preparation of monthly account reconciliations in support of ending asset and liability balances and research reconciling items

  • Monitor and analyze general ledger accounts to ensure accurate financial information is recorded at month-end

  • Perform monthly billing for direct marketing business, monitor aging of accounts receivable and meet with account managers to determine collectability

  • Prepare intercompany billing between domestic and foreign jurisdictions

  • Prepare and distribute variance analysis for cost centers

  • Assist with various projects aimed at improving processes and making work streams more efficient

  • Compile, adjust and evaluate various accruals to ensure their accuracy

  • Prepare certain footnotes and other supporting documentation related to SEC filings

  • Prepare additional account and other analyses as needed

  • Perform other ad hoc reporting and analytical support as needed

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited school

  • CPA or progress towards it preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in industry and/or public accounting or similar work environment

Other Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and Outlook)

  • Experience with Oracle a plus