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Senior Accountant

Farmington, CT

Posted: 02/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11268 Salary / Pay Rate : $65,000 to $75,000

Job Description

Senior Accountant - Contract to hire
Farmington, CT (hybrid work schedule)
$65-75k, depending on experience

In partnership with a longstanding local client of ours, J. Morrissey & Co. is recruiting for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our client's accounting division. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for overseeing and executing complex reconciliations, cash management, and month-end activities.

  • Lead and perform high-level reconciliations for various financial accounts, including but not limited to, accounts receivable, bank statements, general ledger, intercompany transactions, and balance sheets. Must be able to resolve discrepancies efficiently.
  • Maintain daily bank controls
  • Support the Controller with monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Perform month-end journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis related to reconciliations, providing insights and recommendations to improve financial processes and controls.
  • Other accounting responsibilities as needed such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial statements, and general ledger maintenance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Experience with Kariba banking software is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with various levels of staff and management.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and compliance standards.


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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