Senior Accountant

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Posted
Jun 22, 2024
Closes
Jun 27, 2024
Ref
2780330951
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Senior Accountant - Bank

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage the bank's general ledger, ensuring accurate recording of financial transactions and adherence to accounting principles.
  • Lead the monthly bank reconciliation process, promptly resolving discrepancies and ensuring the accuracy of financial records.
  • Supervise accounts payable and receivable processes, monitoring payment cycles and optimizing cash flow management.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, providing valuable insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors, facilitating smooth audit processes and addressing inquiries.
  • Manage fixed asset records and depreciation calculations, ensuring proper accounting treatment.
  • Assist in regulatory reporting and compliance, ensuring adherence to banking regulations and financial reporting standards.
  • Mentor and support junior accounting staff, fostering their professional development and growth.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve accounting processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or senior role within the banking or financial services industry.
  • CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, accounting software, and financial systems.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex financial information effectively.
  • Strong leadership abilities and a collaborative team player.
  • Upholds the highest ethical standards and maintains confidentiality of sensitive financial information.
  • Prologue or Fiserv experience.

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Generous paid time off and opportunities for professional development.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment fostering career growth.