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Company: SS&C Technologies
Location: Windsor, CT
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics

Description

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

Overview:

We're looking for a pro-active, self-directed person who can manage the overall activities of general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. Working from our headquarters in Windsor, CT, you'll collaborate with a team of finance professionals and business partners throughout the company. This position will report to the Division Controller and handle various areas including, but not limited to, general ledger accountability, financial analysis, and other special projects as assigned. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP); along with excellent communication and analytical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with month-end close process including preparation of various journal entries, accruals, payroll accounting and financial statement analysis of assigned areas
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and flux analysis for various accounts
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Review daily work of others in the department
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Liaise with our Manager, Expense and Payables to improve financial procedures
  • Assist with external and internal audit requests

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience
  • Proven experience as a senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of US GAAP
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, Workday Financial Management a plus
  • Hands-on experience with payroll reports, Ceridian a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel skills a plus, including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure, changing priorities and tight timelines/deadlines. Able to work flexible work schedule in order to accommodate business levels
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment, and to make well-reasoned and timely decisions
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, integrity, work ethic, willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills

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Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.


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