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Staff Accountant

Wethersfield, CT

Posted: 12/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11058 Salary / Pay Rate : 60,000-75,000

Job Description

Staff Accountant
Full time, Direct Hire
Wethersfield, CT - Hybrid once fully trained
Salary - $60k to $75k (depending on experience)
Benefits - Full benefits package (insurance, PTO, retirement, etc.)

About the Opportunity
In partnership with a growing manufacturing organization, we are recruiting for a well-rounded Staff Accountant with ambition to move into a more advanced role in the near future.  Stable, growing company looking to add to accomplished accounting team.  Ability to learn from a strong leader to eventually move into his role in the near future. 

  • Full cycle Accounts Payable.
  • Month End.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Journal entries.
  • Understanding of balance sheet, P&L and General Ledger. 
  • Positive attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibility.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Staff Accountant (manufacturing experience would be a big plus but not required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills and ERP experience (GP would be a plus)
  • Strong AP Background preferred


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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