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Regional Accountant

Hartford, CT

Posted: 02/28/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 6723

Job Description

J. Morrissey is currently hiring for a Regional Accountant  for a client located in Hartford, CT.


Interested in working for a company that is family-oriented, and believes in putting PEOPLE first? Our client is well known for their friendly culture, and recognizing their employees are their key asset.

Direct Hire
Salary: $65, 000 - $75, 000 annually

  • Monthly accounting and reporting for a portfolio of individual managed locations within an assigned region
  • Perform required month-end close activities for each location, including accurate preparation and recording of all journal entries.
  • Reconcile and record activity from daily cash reports, credit card activity reports, and bank statements. Complete individual location bank reconciliations using auto matching application.
  • Reconcile all location Balance Sheets and related asset, liability and equity accounts. Prepare analysis and lead sheets, when appropriate.
  • Compile and prepare comprehensive monthly financial report packages and submit timely to the field for review and approval.
  • Meet monthly financial report submission deadlines to GM and client in line with management agreement and client expectations.
  • Calculate, prepare, and file all applicable tax returns, including property, parking, and sales and use taxes.
  • Prepare and process funding and wiring requirements, including distributions, taxes, and inter-company settlements.
  • Communicate and interact with regional and facility personnel working in the field.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’ s preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role with application of GAAP
  • 3+ years of experience within hospitality, manufacturing, public accounting, or property management industries
  • Understanding and knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience with multiple location responsibilities and meeting reporting deadlines is a MUST
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office software; and accounting software and databases
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time-management skills
  • Commercial Property Management accounting and client facing reporting experience, a plus

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting an updated resume directly to this post for consideration.

Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Manager, Recruiting and Staffing, Office & Financial Support

Colin Paterson has over 6 years of experience in the staffing industry and leads our Office Support team here at J. Morrissey. He primarily focuses on temporary placements of office and financial professional across all industries.

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Colin was a Contracts and Recruiting Manager at a national recruiting and staffing firm where he led a team of recruiters focusing on sourcing and filling skilled positions across manufacturing, engineering and distribution industries. While there he learned various management styles, industry trends, sales techniques and situational leadership skills.

Colin is actively involved with Quinnipiac Valley Chamber of Commerce, Bristol Continuing Education, and the Central Connecticut State University Alumni Association. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University. His recruiting and staffing industry knowledge enables him to communicate effectively with his candidates and clients to ensure good matches on both sides.

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