Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

Smith Arnold Partners

Are you looking for a rewarding corporate accounting position that will allow you to maintain an excellent work-life balance?
Our client, a highly respected financial organization with a growing corporate accounting department is seeking a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant This position offers an excellent working environment, one that is family-friendly, with an excellent work-life balance. This Senior Financial Reporting Accountant also offers career growth and opportunities in many other areas of accounting and finance. If you’re looking for a rewarding Senior Accounting position and a great work environment, this could be an ideal situation for you.

What are people saying about this company?
• They take care of their full-time employees, especially during CoVID.
• They genuinely try to build a strong community which their employees can thrive.
• The upper management is excellent at what they do and constantly trying to more/better.

Title: Senior Financial Reporting Accountant
Location: Waterbury, CT
Salary: $70,000 to $85,000

Responsible for preparation of SEC Reports (10-Qs, 10-Ks, other SEC filings, etc.).
Provide assistance on technical support to members of Finance, Accounting, and business unit constituents on the treatment of accounting issues in compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements.
Research and document technical accounting issues for senior management and business unit constituents.
Work to continuously improve the quality of financial statement disclosures to benchmark disclosures against competitors.
Communication with the Company’s external auditors.
Maintain the related SOX documentation for financial reporting.
Network with other industry participants and regulators through conferences and forums to anticipate and communicate upcoming changes in financial reporting.
Participate in special projects, such as due diligence for acquisitions, integration of subsidiaries, etc.

4+ years of related accounting/reporting experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting. A Master’s Degree is a plus
Big 4 public Accounting / Audit experience is a plus.
Financial Reporting / SEC Reporting experience
Banking experience is a plus.
Strong analytical skills with preference to experience working with automation, data workflow, and analytical tools such as Workiva, Alteryx, Tableau, or UiPath.
Ability to contribute key role in a project including development and tracking of timelines/action plans.
Strong communication and relationship skills.
Strong analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills.
A willingness and awareness of the need to communicate outside of the division, educate constituents and enforce deadlines without direct reporting lines.
Ability to benchmark to the competition and seek continuous improvement in the company’s reporting.