Staff Accountant

Branford, Connecticut

Category: Corporate Office

Job Type: Full time

Job Req code: R0011950

Job Description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for providing management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts and preparing financial statements.


  • Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual closing process by preparing journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform review and complete monthly variance analysis for income statements
  • Summarize factors driving month to month variances for various balance sheet items
  • Prepare key account reconciliation for certain assets and/or liabilities
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of accounting systems, policies and procedures
  • Develop and document business processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Assist with year-end internal and external audits
  • Lead special projects and ad hoc reporting needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results
  • Proactive and independent

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.