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Accounting & Advisory Group Staff Associate

Greater Hartford, CT

Posted: 04/15/2016 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 1452

Accounting & Advisory Group Staff Associate

National public accounting firm in the Greater Hartford area currently seeking an individual for a full time position in the Accounting & Advisory Group (AAG). This firm provides great benefits, competitive pay, and great opportunities for career advancement.

Job Description:

Individual will work predominately with middle market clients in a variety of industries including professional services, real estate and hospitality. AAG performs a balance of services which include financial statement review and compilations, advisory services, accounting support and tax preparation. AAG also provides strategic business planning, state and local tax guidance, merger and acquisition guidance, and bookkeeping and software support.

Job Requirements:
  • Accept responsibility for, and complete tasks assigned by management in a timely fashion
  • Make effective use of firm resources to complete work
  • Manage multiple client projects at any given time
  • Develop tax industry knowledge

Experience:
  • MS Office and various tax and assurance software
  • 2+ years of experience in public accounting
  • 150 college credits required
  • CPA preferred

Erik Morrissey, CPA
Vice President, Accounting & Financial Services

Erik J. Morrissey, CPA, leads our Accounting and Finance Group, focusing on direct hire placements across all industries. Erik is responsible for representing top talented accounting and finance professionals at all levels of their careers. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Erik was an Experienced Audit Senior with CohnReznick LLP and worked with clients in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, professional services, educational, and not-for-profit. As lead auditor on his engagements, he was able to learn various management styles and organizational structures which allows him to better understand the true needs of his clients as a recruiter. His knowledge of the accounting industry enables him to communicate effectively with his candidates to ensure the right fit for both parties.

Erik is actively involved in the Cherish the Children Foundation; serves on the Board of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce as Vice President – Community Relations; serves on the CTCPA Golf Tournament Interest Group and the CTCPA Future Professional Accountant Committee; Serves on the Bushnell Young Professionals Advisory Group and on the Post University Accounting Advisory Board.

Erik is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Glastonbury Hills Country Club.

Erik obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He also has his Master’s Degree in Accounting from Post University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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