Accountant

Cumming

Overview

At 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 ranking in ENR. With over 35 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 an Accountant for our Westport, CT office. This 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.
  • Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance, and reconciling entries.
  • Making journal entries for receipts, payments, and other financial transactions.
  • Maintain fixed asset records and depreciation schedules.
  • Prepare bank and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Maintain equipment and real estate lease schedules and ensure appropriate accounting for capital leases and rents.
  • Summarize and prepare financial status and transactions reports, including a profit and loss statement, and other necessary reports.
  • Assist with the purchase accounting for new acquisitions.
  • Complets external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information for auditors.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements.
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Perform other duties that are reasonably associated with the above essential functions and additional duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance is required.
  • Three years of accounting experience at a small to mid-sized company is required.
  • Current 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.
  • Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings.
  • Apply knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the relevant industry.
  • Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Work under executive supervision.
  • 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 time frame.

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