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Staff Accountant

Manchester, CT

Posted: 03/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 10312

Job Description

In partnership with a reputable client, we are searching for a Staff Accountant to join a small finance team. Reporting to the CFO, the Staff Accountant will serve as a critical contributor to a busy accounting department.
This is a great opportunity with a local company that prides themselves in their positive and collaborative working environment.
  • Constructing and analyzing financial spreadsheets
  • Confirm accuracy of vendor invoices, reimbursements, etc.
  • Verify accuracy of the general ledger monthly
  • Posting journal entries monthly
  • Provide support in annual auditing
  • Maintain reconciliations of all accounts
  • Prepare financial reports – monthly and quarterly
  • Assist in processing payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable as needed
  • Provide support in year end processes such as closings and reconciliations
  • Accurately document all financial records and transactions
  • Weekly metrics reporting
  • Take on special projects and tasks as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is strongly preferred
  • 1+ years of hands on accounting experience 
  • Knowledge of and ability to learn accounting software
  • Microsoft office suite, especially Excel
  • Strong communication skills – must be able to professionally interact with coworkers, management, and vendors
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
Compensation and benefits
  • $45-75k, depending on experience
  • Full range of benefits - 401k w/ match, medical, vision, dental, and life insurance. Disability, PTO.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jake Anderson
Recruiter, Office Support Group

Jake Anderson joined our Firm as an Associate Recruiter and works directly in our Office Support Group as well as our Accounting and Finance Group, focusing on both Contract and Direct Hire placement.

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Jake worked at Glastonbury Hills Country Club, where he used his strong work ethic and passion for building relationships to develop his skills in communication and customer service. Jake is excited to be involved with a company that enables him to assist other people in finding their passions.

 Jake is a 2021 graduate from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources as well as a minor in Psychology.


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