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Staff Accountant - SS&C Technologies

SS&C Technologies Inc Windsor Full-Time
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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.

Staff 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 maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; and perform general bookkeeping. Working from our Windsor, CT headquarters, you’ll collaborate with a team of finance professionals and business partners throughout the company. This position will report to the Senior Accountant and handle aspects of the accounts payable 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
  • Assist in the audit of Travel and Expense reports to ensure compliance with company policies and accuracy of GL account coding
  • Assist in the maintenance of Fixed Assets and associated depreciation on the FAS Accounting Software
  • Assist in the audit of monthly Sales commissions to confirm calculations and in compliance with company sales commission policy;
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results;
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status;
  • Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliations as assigned;
  • Assist with external and internal audit requests;

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience
  • Proven experience as a staff accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce, 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.



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Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation

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Headquartered in Windsor, CT and with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. We deliver mission-critical processing for information management, analysis, trading, accounting, reporting and compliance. Our clients manage, in aggregate, over $26 trillion in assets and choose SS&C as their preferred vendor for our expertise.

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