Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:


Parker + Lynch is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position for a company based out of Fairfield, County Connecticut. The ideal candidate will have 4 to 5 years of experience in the field, with a strong general accounting understanding and ability to resolve discrepancies and errors in general ledger accounts. The candidate should also have extensive analytical skills, while being able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment.


Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and update bank reconciliations
  • Maintain analysis for assigned income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Produce and post journal entries, including month end accruals, allocations, etc.
  • Research and resolve discrepancies and errors in general ledger accounts
  • Develop input sheets and obtain approvals to support wire transfers
  • Perform intercompany analysis/reconciliation by working closely with counterparts at the company’s subsidiaries
  • Assist in updating data for Census Reports
  • Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years progressive experience in accounting field
  • CPA (preferred)
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Proficient in booking basic consolidations and journal entries (3-5 acquisitions per year)
  • Intermediate experience with MS programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Comprehension of ERP Systems
  • Mid-level understanding of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting
  • Multi-tasking several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of JD Edward Enterprise One
  • Financial Reporting
  • Hyperion

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