Senior Accountant

ASSA ABLOY

 

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in opening solutions. The Opening Solutions Americas division is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut. Serving the US, Canada, and Latin America, our division boasts approximately 9,000 dedicated employees throughout the region. The corporate accounting and shared service teams are seeking a Senior Accountant to enhance our team in New Haven. This role will report directly to the Accounting Manager and promises regular collaboration with divisional VP’s of finance.

 

We are in search of an experienced accounting professional who embodies a spirit of continuous improvement and possesses a strategic mindset. This is a prime opportunity for a seasoned accountant to become a part of our dynamic and professional organization.

 

What you will be doing as Senior Accountant

 

  • Oversee and prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • Manage intercompany allocations and billings.

  • Assist with the external audit process, ensuring corporate accounting duties are fulfilled.

  • Oversee the adherence to internal controls and procedures.

  • Support internal audit activities when necessary.

  • Aid in financial activities of newly onboarded businesses.

  • Engage in special projects and analyses, always seeking continuous improvement in processes.

  • Assist with financial integration activities of newly acquired businesses.

  • Help in the crafting of PowerPoint presentations to depict financial insights.

 

What we are looking for

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • Certified Public Accountant with Big Four experience

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience is required.

  • Experience in accounting and financial reporting, preferably in a multi-divisional or multi-plant manufacturing setting.

  • Sound knowledge of accounting standards in line with GAAP; familiarity with IFRS is a plus.

  • Team player who can work independently and under pressure, prioritizing tasks efficiently.

  • Attention to detail is a must, along with an emphasis on continuous improvement and strategic thinking.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel; knowledge of pivot tables, vlook-ups, and SmartView queries

  • Familiarity with Hyperion, JD Edwards, and FloQast is advantageous.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Potential for limited travel, up to 5% if necessary.

 

What we offer
 

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so that you can enjoy a lifelong career with us. We are proud to offer:

 

  • Continuous professional development opportunities and an environment that fosters internal growth and mobility

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package which includes multiple healthcare options, tuition reimbursement, and matching 401k

  • Generous holiday schedule and paid time off to refresh and recharge

  • Employee pricing on our products and discount programs for travel, entertainment, and more!

 

We review applications regularly, so don’t hesitate, apply today!

 

ASSA ABLOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran

 

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We are the ASSA ABLOY Group


Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

 

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

New Haven, CT, US, 06511

Finance
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level
31-Jan-2024


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford