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Accounting Manager

Farmington, CT

Posted: 02/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11269

Job Description

Accounting Manager - $80-90k, depending on experience
Contract to hire
Farmington, CT (on-site)

In partnership with a local client of ours, J. Morrissey is recruiting for an Accounting Manager to help lead our client's accounting team. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the accounting process such as managing reporting, ensuring compliance, process improvement, and forecasting.

  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Present financial reports to senior management, offering insights into metrics and trends and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Assist in leading a company-wide reconciliation project
  • Lead and mentor a small team of accountants
  • Work closely with department heads to develop and monitor annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Supervise the accounts payable and receivable functions, ensuring timely and accurate processing of invoices and payments.
  • Collaborate with billing and revenue cycle teams to optimize accounts receivable processes.
  • Coordinate and manage audits, working closely with auditors to provide required documentation and address audit findings.
  • Continuously assess and improve accounting processes, leveraging technology and industry best practices.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in the accounting field, with 1-2 years as a manager
  • Proficiency in Kariba banking software is a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel skills

Meet Your Recruiter

Jake Anderson
Staffing Manager, Professional Services

Jake Anderson, the eldest of four siblings, hails from the charming town of Glastonbury, Connecticut, where he grew up in a bustling household of six, accompanied by two lively Boston Terriers. His journey through life has been marked by a combination of academic excellence, work ethic, and a deep passion for sports.

In 2021, Jake proudly earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business-Human Resources, with a minor in Psychology, from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. His dedication to academics was complemented by his commitment to hard work, as he spent summers during high school and college laboring at a local golf course, honing his skills and building valuable life experiences.

Jake's career took off in September 2021 when he embarked on a professional journey within the office support group. Here, he specializes in filling both temporary and permanent roles across a diverse range of fields, including administration, clerical work, human resources, accounting, and manufacturing. His innate ability to connect with people and find the perfect fit for each position has made him an invaluable asset in the world of staffing and recruitment.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Jake's heart beats for the Boston Red Sox, a testament to his unwavering loyalty to his team. He's not just a fan; he's a true "die-hard" Red Sox enthusiast who follows their every game and passionately supports them through thick and thin.

Jake's love for adventure and cultural exploration led him to study abroad in the enchanting city of Florence, Italy, for a semester. This experience broadened his horizons, allowing him to immerse himself in a rich tapestry of art, history, and cuisine.

Jake Anderson's story is one of dedication, academic achievement, and a deep-rooted passion for life's diverse experiences. As he continues to carve his path in the world of business and human resources, there's no doubt that his journey will be marked by success and unwavering enthusiasm for the pursuits that ignite his soul.

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About Farmington, CT

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