Accounting Manager – HYBRID – Downtown –

Accounting Manager needed!

CFS has partnered with a large financial institution based in Stamford to help find their next Accounting Manager.  This person will work closely with senior management, treasury, FP&A and other offices around the world.

Why join this company?

  • Created in 1997 as a subsidiary of a large, well known financial institution
  • Growing through acquisitions of large and small companies around the world
  • International footprint with about 530 employees
  • Recently adopted a sustainable approach to their business and how it effects the world
  • Strong management team with leaders in their space
  • Part of the Corporate Controllers group with a responsibility of closing the books and records for the entire company
  • Room for advancement within the group and throughout the company
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Generous PTO
  • Competitive compensation structure


  • Responsible for the oversight the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing of the books, reconciliations, and periodic journal entries
  • Review and prepare month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial statements in conformity with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Primary liaison to coordinate and manage requests from external auditors for consolidated and statutory audits
  • Management of day-to-day activities such as approving posting reclass journal entries, clearing open items, coaching less experienced staff members of the team
  • Identification and implementation of improved close processes with the aim to streamline timelines while mitigating risk
  • Ensure that the appropriate financial control framework and safeguards are in place to operate and accurately report the financial condition of the organization in accordance with GAAP and company policies
  • Analytical review of financial and management accounting information and presentation of analysis and commentaries
  • Special projects as requested by management, i.e., legal entity rationalization
  • Offer judgment on financial matters, accounting policy and on ways of improving the controls and processes
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures manual
  • Interpreting and communicating financial information to non-finance users
  • Various systems and financial projects as necessitated by management


  • 5-7 years of experience including public accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience in financial services is preferred
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Strong communication, collaboration and technology skills

Salary: 120 to 140K plus bonus

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