You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too.
If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place. WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We are currently looking for a dynamic Staff Accountant to join the Hartford Funds accounting team. This individual will play a key role in the month end close process as well as contribute to the daily activities of the accounting department.
WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?+ Assist in the month end close process, prepare and post journal entries and calculate accruals+ Create, maintain and present financial and operational results to various levels of management.+ Preform variance analysis on balance sheet and income statement accounts, research and correct discrepancies as necessary.+ Develop relationships with multiple customers and business partners to both convey and obtain information relating to the business.
+ Provide support for the annual audit of financial statements working closely with external auditors.+ Perform ad-hoc research and financial analysis for management.+ Identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions.
Qualified candidates will have the following requirements:+ Four year degree in accounting strongly preferred.+ Must have 2 to 4 years experience in Accounting.+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities.
+ Strong entity accounting knowledge (general ledger, balance sheet, income statement components).+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to articulate financial results to all levels of management in a professional manner is required.
+ Strong Microsoft Excel skills required (V-lookups, Pivot Tables, Etc.) as well as the ability to obtain new software knowledge as required for the position.+ Results oriented, accountable, motivated and flexible.
+ Basic understanding of Mutual Funds (preferred).+ Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven, multi-tasking environment.+ Previous working knowledge with an ERP system.
+ Capable of operating individually and within a team environment.+ Willingness to challenge the status quo. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age Accounting Associate - 87FA7NHuman achievement is at the heart of what we do.
We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further - making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines - from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.
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