Senior Accountant - SS&C Technologies

Compensation

: $82,040.00 - $122,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services. Founded in 1986, SS&C has built the most comprehensive powerhouse of software technology in the financial services industry technology that complements our unrivaled expertise and professionalism in fund administration, insurance and pension funds, and asset and wealth management accounting and operations. Named by Forbes as one of America's best midsize employers, SS&C has more than 20,000 employees and 15,000 clients worldwide, and is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia.

Senior Accountant

This role will be located at 80 Lamberton Rd, Windsor, CT.

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 Manager, Revenue and Receivables and handle all aspects of sales and collection cycle. 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 and financial statement analysis of assigned areas
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and flux analysis for various accounts
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile receivable 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, Revenue and Receivables 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, MS Great Plains Accounting Software 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

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.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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