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Senior Accountant

Middletown, CT

Posted: 04/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11400 Salary / Pay Rate : $85,000 - $104,000

Job Description

Senior Accountant
In partnership with a great client of ours, we are hiring for a Senior Accountant with 3+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Working alongside senior leadership, the Senior Accountant will be well-versed in financial reporting and analysis, inventory, and cost accounting. This candidate will be expected to collaborate heavily with other divisions within the company to meet financial need. 

Responsibilities
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to accounting principles
  • Responsible for all cost accounting activities such as inventory cycle counts, analysis of production costs, inventory, and expenses for projects
  • Oversee the month-end and year-end close process, ensuring all necessary adjustments are made
  • Perform weekly and monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Provide financial analysis and reporting to management, highlighting key trends and variances
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline accounting processes and improve organizational efficiency
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3+ years senior accounting experience in the Manufacturing industry
  • Proficient in financial reporting software and ERP systems
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Excellent communication skills, as cross-department collaboration is a key component of this position

Compensation 
Salary Range - $85k - $104k (DOE)
Strong benefits package
Hybrid work schedule (training onsite full-time for first month)

Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Vice President, Accounting & Finance and Professional Services

Colin Paterson's journey from Central Connecticut State University to the world of recruiting is a testament to his determination to follow in his father's footsteps in the business world. With a strong competitive spirit cultivated through years of playing sports and a natural talent for building relationships, Colin seamlessly transitioned into the staffing industry.

With over 12 years of experience spanning diverse industries, including accounting/finance, administrative support, manufacturing/engineering/supply chain, and human resources, Colin has honed his expertise in connecting the right talent with the right opportunities.

In March 2017, Colin embarked on his career with J. Morrissey, and his dedication and strategic thinking quickly propelled him to the role of Vice President of Accounting/Finance and Administrative Support Group. In this capacity, he continues to make a significant impact, shaping the future of the company.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Colin is an avid traveler with a passion for exploring new places and cultures. While he may have come to terms with the fact that his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer will remain a hobby, his commitment to excellence and continuous growth remain unwavering.

Colin Paterson's story is a testament to the power of determination, competitive spirit, and building strong relationships to succeed in the business world.

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