Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting

Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting

Description:

The Senior Staff Accountant on the Financial Reporting team will work in a collaborative group responsible for preparation of SEC reports, including the annual report on Form 10-K and the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and other audited financial statements.

Responsibilities:

  1. 1) Collect and analyze financial data, prepare work-papers, and review work-papers supporting financial statement disclosures, ensuring all reporting is in compliance with GAAP and SEC disclosure requirements.
  2. 2) Collaborates with other functional groups and obtains the information necessary to draft the appropriate language for footnotes, MD&A and other critical disclosures in the 10-K and 10-Q.
  3. 3) Research and interpret complex GAAP accounting standards and complicated new transactions entered into by the Company and document accounting positions, as well as participate in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or SEC rules and regulations.
  4. 4) Keep current on new GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  5. 5) Works closely with various departments throughout the organization, including SEC legal counsel and investor relations, to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial reporting matters.
  6. 6) Review XBRL instance documents, and assist with special projects as necessary.

Requirements:

  1. 1) Experience in an SEC reporting company, including work in Financial Reporting and Research areas highly preferred.
  2. 2) Knowledge of SEC regulations, FASB standards and GAAP affecting accounting and financial reporting required.
  3. 3) Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 302 disclosure controls and procedures surrounding the SEC reporting process required.
  4. 4) Strong research and analytical skills, exceptional written communication skills of highly technical subject matter.
  5. 5) Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA designation is preferred.
  6. 6) A minimum of four (4) to (7) seven years of related work experience is required with at least 3 of those years in a Big Four or regional public accounting firm highly preferred.

Salary:

$80,000 - $95,000 + Bonus

Location:


Greater Hartford, CT


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