Accountant

Recruiter
Lapine
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 14, 2016
Closes
Oct 26, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

POSITION OBJECTIVE: This position requires analytical, planning and organizational skills to develop and implement innovative solutions to financial challenges. This position is responsible for all cash receipt processing, bank reconciliations and cash management. In addition, this role will have payroll responsibilities. The Accountant will work directly with both internal and external clients ensuring accuracy of work product. This position reports directly to the Senior Accountant. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Reconcile all bank accounts, handling credit line cash flow and weekly reporting. Perform monthly bank statement and credit card reconciliations. Transfer funds as necessary to cover Payroll and 401K deferrals, making internal transfers via Sage ERS accounting system. Prepare daily bank deposits by processing all checks, preparing the application and posting to Sage ERS system. Process all ACH's and incoming wires received by preparing the application and posting to Sage ERS system. Assist with the collection of unpaid accounts receivable invoices. Complete various monthly reporting requests for both internal and external clients. Assist external auditor with semi-annual review. Ensure proper documentation of policies and procedures. Responsible for archive management. Perform filing as needed and any other duties as assigned by management. JOB SKILLSStrong problem solving and analytical skillsStrong oral and written communication skillsAbility to maintain confidentialityExcellent interpersonal skillsA team player with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environmentAbility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlinesAbility to organize and prioritize work across multiple projects and initiativesCan work well independently and take ownership of assigned responsibilities EXPERIENCEBachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance3-5 years of related work experienceKnowledge of ERP systemsExperience with Sage(AccPac) a plusExcellent MS Office skills including strong proficiency with Excel COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive package including: group health insurance, dental, vision, 401k matching program, profit sharing and more.

Company Description:

Lapine is an award-winning brand performance agency that connects product ingenuity, operational efficiency and market savvy through an insight-driven suite of marketing and sales services to ensure a brand's measurable success. What makes Lapine unique is our all-encompassing approach to help brands deliver on their promises. We offer an unmatched diversity of services for many Fortune 500 companies - from custom product development and sourcing, sales representation, brand-name and promotional merchandise to fulfillment and distribution services, shopper insights and e-stores. It's how we deliver brand performance from every angle. At Lapine, we focus on creative thinking, collaboration and a healthy dose of elbow grease. The result is a fast-paced, dynamic environment cultivated for individuals looking to grow their careers in sales, marketing, merchandising, and more.