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Senior Accountant

Company: Cumming
Location: Westport
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Job Description:

OverviewAt Cumming, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest-growing project and cost management consultancies in the United States, as reflected in our top 15 rankings in both ENR and Building Design + Construction, and we were voted one of the best companies to work for in Los Angeles, where we are headquartered. With over 30 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double-digit year-over-year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are limitless!

We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant for our Westport, CT office. The Senior Accountant position is an integral part of the accounting team and assists in maintaining and providing timely and accurate financial statements in adherence with GAAP and ensuring company compliance with federal and state tax agencies.Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of financial statements, analysis and monthly supplemental schedule preparation.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare bank and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Ensure enterprise-wide proper accounting for foreign transactions, including financial statement translation and foreign currency transactions.
  • Perform qualitative reviews to identify foreign currency exposures and provide actionable data to key stakeholders so that appropriate hedging strategies against exposed positions may be pursued.
  • Assist with preparation of audit schedules and plays an integral part in annual financial audit.
  • Maintain equipment and real estate lease schedules and ensure appropriate accounting for capital leases and discounted rents.
  • Maintain fixed asset records and depreciation schedules.
  • Prepare annual property tax statements for several counties across the country.
  • Evaluate legacy systems and implement new systems to automate transaction processing and routine tasks.
  • Work cross-functionally on strategic company projects/initiatives and apply critical thinking skills to provide solutions that drive company performance.
  • Provide a high level of customer service with finance and non-finance business partners, including senior management.
  • Perform other duties that are reasonably associated with the above essential functions and additional duties assigned by supervisor.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance is preferred.
    • Five years of accounting experience at a small to mid-sized company is required.
    • Experience in the service or construction industry is preferred.
    • Certification: CPA preferred
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and Quick Books.
    • Experience with a fully integrated financial system such as MAS200, Great Plains or Deltek.
    • Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.

    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently and independently, self-starter, energetic.

    • Ability to demonstrate good common sense and sound judgment.

    • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced, ever-changing work environment.

    • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction.

    • Apply knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the relevant industry.
    • Possess strong organizational and interpersonal abilities.

    • Utilize effective written and oral communications and team skills.

    • Perform work tasks by receiving direction and then working independently with an interest in quickly learning and applying new skills and abilities.

    • Demonstrate consistent ability to be dependable, diligent, and thorough.

    • Exercise creativity and resourcefulness in completing tasks accurately in a compressed timeframe.

      Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes five minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within five business days.


      CUMMING is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified team members without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic, including physical or mental disability, to the extent protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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