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Junior Accountant

  • Ref: 300022
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Westport, CT
  • Industry: Accounting
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: $42000 - 45000

Opportunity Description

Our client is a stable and reputable organization in Fairfield County, CT. Due to growth, they are looking to add a Junior Accounting Analyst to their finance team. This is an opportunity to start your career with a successful and growing company that offers a lot of opportunity for growth. This company has an excellent culture, great worklife balance and supportive/mentoring management styles. Recent Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business graduates with relevant finance/accounting internship experience are encouraged to apply!


Job Duties

Junior Accounting Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Assist monthly close process by reconciling accounts
  • Processing various transactions in the accounting system
  • Analyze and reconcile discrepancies of transactions and accounts
  • Generate ad hoc financial reports, monitor performance of accounts and present to upper level management
  • Manage various finance and accounting related reports in Excel
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial data 
  • Ad hoc accounting and finance responsibilities supporting the monthly and yearly close process. 


Experience & Skills Required

Junior Accounting Analyst Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Relevant Business field
  • 6 months to a year of relevant finance/accounting experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • ERP experience preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail, comfort in a fast paced environment and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attitude and eagerness to learn and grow within an organization

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