Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing | New Haven, CT, 06540, US
Salary Range:$52,000 – $69,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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Staff Accountant

The client, located in New Haven, is looking for an Staff Accountant to join their team.

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the general ledger, journal entries, and Accounts Payable. A successful candidate will have strong general accounting knowledge and wants to growth within this role.

Essential Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Process check requests and expense reports on a regular basis.

  • Accurately review, code, and process vendor invoices.

  • Perform monthly reconciliations including prepaid expenses, capital expenditures and depreciation. Make necessary journal entries to the general ledger.

  • Maintain a large number of vendor accounts while staying in compliance with company policies and procedures.

  • Perform data entry associated with accounts payable.

  • Review and reconcile invoice discrepancies.

  • Audit and process credit card bills on timely basis.

  • Address and respond to internal and external client inquiries.

  • Prepare expense budget to actual reports and ensure proper coding of expenses across departments.

  • Make check deposits to appropriate bank accounts.

  • Preparation of annual escheat filings of uncashed checks in compliance with statutory requirements for CIRMA.

  • Process online banking transactions including voids, deposits, positive pay exceptions and reporting.

Skills Required for the Staff Accountant:

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Experience/knowledge of the principles and practices of general ledger accounting in an insurance environment.

  • Strong mathematical skills.

  • Tech Savvy.

  • Ability to analyze processes and suggest efficiencies

Experience Required for the Staff Accountant:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 0-2 years of experience with an accounting internship

  • Additional years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of college degree