Staff Accountant – Part Time

Job Type:

  • Part-time

Number of hires for this role:

  • 1

Qualifications

  • Experience:
    • accounting, 5 years (Preferred)
  • Education:
    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Full Job Description

1.0 PURPOSE

  • To provide accounting support for activities related to Financial Reporting & Close Periods, Project Management, Product Costing, Finance, ERP, & Cost Accounting Development.

2.0 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Input of financial records and transactions.
  • Participates in continuous improvement programs to improve overall accounting and reporting productivity.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with all customers and vendors; in particular with respect to Receivables and Payables.
  • Develops and maintains a high level of communication and collaboration with all functional groups.

3.0 DUTIES

  • Prepares and enters journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Participate in all cost accounting development and implementation activities.
  • Analyzes and establishes standard costs.
  • Analyzes standard costing variances and follows up with team on changes if needed.
  • Provides Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll assistance as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains procedures to achieve high standards of quality, reliability and customer (internal and external) service.
  • Works with personnel at all levels to solve routine and special issues.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

4.0 EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting.

5.0 EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years in manufacturing and accounting.
  • Knowledge of GAAP related to finance, payroll and associated taxes, cost accounting, budgeting, balance sheet, income statements, inventories, capital expenditures, amortization and depreciation methods.
  • Knowledge of Peachtree, IQMS or other specialty software programs transferable to assimilation into systems in use at Forum.

6.0 PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly organized individual with a positive attitude.

7.0 REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

  • Directly to Controller.

Experience:

  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Waterbury, CT (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift

Additional Duties:

  • Recordkeeping
  • Account reconciliation
  • Invoice processing
  • Running errands (bank deposits, etc.)
  • Data entry

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