Posts Tagged ‘Accounting’

Senior Tax Accountant (Hartford, CT)

May 19, 2010
Senior Income Tax Accountant  – (Rocky Hill, CT)The Senior Tax Accountant is a tax professional who is responsible for federal, state and international compliance, audits, and provisions.Key Responsibilities:-       –  Prepare, review and timely file federal, state and international tax returns, elections and extensions.
–  Prepare, review and timely file federal, state and international estimated tax payments.
–  Request checks and electronic funds transfers.
–  Research tax issues.
–  Prepare return work papers that are well documented and audit ready.
–  Coordinate and assist with tax audits.
–  Assist with quarterly tax provisions and related work papers and reports.
–  Interact with taxing authorities and resolve return questions and notices.
–  Interact with colleagues from Finance to resolve accounting and tax issues.
–  Assist with special tax projects as necessary.


–  BS / BA in Accounting (CPA and / or Masters in Tax preferred)
–  4-7  years of relevant corporate tax experience (public accounting preferred)
–  Solid understanding of general corporate tax principles and IFRS / GAAP.
–  Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
–  Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks and projects.
–  Strong computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Access)
–  Knowledge of SAP and / or Vertex tax preparation software a plus


Staff Accountant – South West Fairfield County, CT

May 11, 2010

Our client is the world’s leading consulting and training company focused on customized business simulations and other discovery learning solutions that enable leading corporations to change, grow and succeed. We partner with our clients to develop the mindset and capabilities that their people need to accelerate change and improve business results. Our client has 300 highly talented professionals serving over 400 clients, including 40 of the US Fortune 100 companies and 25 of the Global Fortune 100 world’s largest corporations.

Our client adds value to its clients through building engagement and capability in executives and managers to execute on the corporate goals and initiatives.  They serve their clients from offices in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Stamford, Beijing, Bilbao, Brussels, Helsinki, Johannesburg, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Oslo, Singapore, Stockholm and Sydney.

Who we Seek:

We currently seek a Staff Accountant.  The candidate will be responsible for day to day general accounting functions including sales invoicing, accounts receivables, vendor payables and financial analysis as directed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of specific client accounts including internal and external communications with clients and internal Account Managers
  • Preparation of client invoices and supporting documentation in connection with client orders and contracts
  • Periodic client account reconciliations and timely collection of outstanding accounts receivables
  • Vendor payables and processing including gathering proper personnel approval, coding and data entry.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of procedures to enhance workflow
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, vendors, internal Account Managers and other employees
  • Financial analysis and special projects as directed

Job Requirements

Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (Accounting Majors preferred)
  • 1-3 years of relative accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Great Plains (this is a plus)
  • Proficiency in Windows/Office/Word/Excel
  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles, procedures and regulations
  • Ability to analyze financial data and solve problems
  • Motivated self starter with strong attention to detail, the ability to maintain own work flow and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to establish strong working relationships and also work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to work hard and excel in a growing company
  • Ethical and moral responsibility for accurate reporting of the financial results of the company

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Casual and fun professional atmosphere emphasizing flexibility and individual growth

Senior Accountant – NYC / Southwest Fairfield County, CT

May 9, 2010

Overall Description:

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting in the daily reporting, review and analysis of our North American proprietary trading operations and Asian brokerage operations. This includes trading profit & loss variance review, cash reconciliation review, fee analysis and recording, review of foreign currency trading activity, preparation and approval of daily intercompany transactions, stock borrow and loan analysis, accounts payable disbursement review. Monthly responsibilities include preparation and analysis of trading profit & loss, recording and reconciling trading dividends, assisting accounting manager with review of cash reconciliations and fixed assets, preparation of intercompany schedules for the Group, processing intercompany accruals for the Group, performing accounts payable review and transfer to general ledger, expense accrual analysis and recording, reconciling and recording compensation and related benefits, and assisting with general monthly closing processes. Additional responsibilities will include processing intercompany paydowns, pre-consolidation balance review, generating reports for monthly financial reporting package, weekly analysis of US securities valuations (variance reporting), ad hoc projects, documenting procedures, and assisting in interim, exchange and year-end audits. Accounting functions are performed in the Group’s headquarters.

Qualified candidates will have in-depth knowledge of:

  • U.S. GAAP Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • P&L and Balance Sheet Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Bank Reconciliations, Accounts Payable, Fixed Asset Accounting, Prepaid Expenses and Other Receivables/Payables


  • 3 plus years of experience in a Senior Accounting role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (Audit/Assurance), a plus

Other Specific Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in the operation and use of automated accounting systems. Recent experience with Oracle Financials (ver. 11.5.9), a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, including complex/compound spreadsheets.
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Knowledge of international financial markets, securities and F/X trading, a plus
  • Experience in intercompany processing and reporting, a plus