HomeServe USA

  • Junior Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-CT-Norwalk
    Job ID
    2018-2776
    Category
    Accounting/Finance/ Payroll
  • Overview

    HomeServe USA, ranked as a 2017 Top Work Place, provides emergency repair plans which are like roadside assistance for your home.  Our vision is to become the top-of-mind solution for consumers when something goes wrong in their home.  Our incredible growth is fueled by a dynamic team who values collaboration, innovation and delivering exceptional customer service, all while working in a fun and friendly environment. HomeServe USA is part of a global organization that serves millions of customers in the US, UK, France, Italy and Spain.  Come see why you should work for HomeServe USA!

    Responsibilities

     

    The Junior Staff Accountant is a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 1-3 years of accounting or finance experience responsible for carrying out assigned tasks in the Finance / Accounting Department. This is a heavy hands-on role focused on General Ledger analysis, journal entries, reconciliations, preparation of supporting documentation and disclosures for monthly, half-year and full year financials.  The role is also responsible for documenting procedures and participating in process improvement projects.  Other technical accounting and reporting tasks may be assigned. The candidate must have knowledge of general accounting principles (GAAP) and be proficient utilizing accounting software and MS Office (especially Excel).

    The applicant should display a detail oriented, positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and multitask.  They should be a strong communicator, both written and oral, as the position requires frequent dealings with colleagues in other parts of the organization and vendors.  Demonstrated strong analytical skills a must.

    Detailed Responsibilities:

    • Reconcile various balance sheet accounts (including bank reconciliations) on a monthly basis; monthly journal entries; identification and resolution of variances/unreconciled items.
    • Maintain electronic files and supporting documentation for all account reconciliations and journal entries.
    • Execute month-end closing procedures including adherence to a 3 day close deadline.
    • Assist with the development of improved processes, key controls, and documentation within the Finance function.
    • Ensure compliance with existing policies and procedures.
    • Research and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries and communicate resolution to appropriate persons.
    • Assist with external and internal audits.
    • Manage and perform ad hoc projects as directed by management.

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in accounting or finance
    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance. 
    • Working knowledge of general ledger financial systems, Oracle R12 Experience a plus
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, familiarity with IFRS
    • Proficient in Excel, including vlookups and pivot tables.
    • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable 
    • Embraces change and is willing to learn new skills 
    • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment. 
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills 
    • Ability to be a pro-active team member displaying initiative. 
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Strong work ethic and ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner 
    • Ability to cultivate strong working relationships throughout the organization

    In return we offer

     

    • Competitive compensation
    • Career development and advancement opportunities
    • Business-casual attire throughout the week
    • Friendly, open and team oriented work atmosphere
    • Excellent benefits including generous medical, vision, dental and life & disability insurance
    • 401(k) plan with a company match
    • HomeServe USA is an equal opportunity employer. 

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