HomeServe USA

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-CT-Norwalk
    Job ID
    2018-2902
    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 Staff Accountant is a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 3-5 years of accounting or finance experience responsible for carrying out assigned responsibilities in the Finance / Accounting Department and supporting the business departments.  This is a heavy hands-on role focused on General Ledger analysis, journal entries, reconciliations, preparation of supporting documentation and disclosures for monthly and ½ year / 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 delegated by the Corporate Assistant Controller.  The candidate must have knowledge of general accounting principles and be proficient at accounting software and MS Office (especially Excel).

    The applicant should display a 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 accounts, including all accounts for Energy Services and cash accounts
    • Ensure that all files transmitted to underwriters agree to month end reporting and are submitted for review
    • Work closely with operations to reconcile cash issues
    • Work closely with Energy Services on variances noted in inventory/AR
    • Ensure assigned account reconciliations are accurate and complete on a monthly basis.
    • Assist with the development of improved processes and key controls 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.
    • Maintain accurate electronic files and evidence to support the account reconciliations and journal entries.
    • Assist with external and internal audits as required.
    • Manage and perform ad hoc projects as directed by management

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting or finance
    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA/CPA a plus 
    • Strong working knowledge of general ledger financial systems, financial chart of accounts - Oracle R12 Experience a plus
    • Strong accounting principles knowledge, familiar with IFRS
    • Proficient in MS Word / Excel
    • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable 
    • Embraces change and is willing to learn new skills 
    • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and meet deadlines 
    • Demonstrates initiative and pro-active thought process.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills 
    • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner 
    • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative 
    • Demonstrated success working both individually and with a team in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline oriented environment
    • Personal integrity drives accuracy and timeliness.
    • 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 affirmative action / equal opportunity employer.

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