Job Description

Date Active

Aug 23, 2022 10:04:34 AM

Requisition #

22-1890

Hours Per Week

40

Location

145 Bank Street-NH501

City

Waterbury

State

Connecticut

Job Description/ Requirements

If you’re looking for a meaningful career, you’ll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families, businesses and our colleagues achieve their financial goals. As a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our clients and supporting our communities. Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Agility, Respect, Excellence are Webster’s values, these set us apart as a bank and as an employer. 

 

Come join our team where you can expand your career potential, benefit from our robust development opportunities, and enjoy meaningful work!

 

Job Summary

 

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to assist with general accounting operations across the organization by performing month-end close procedures, coordinating accounting activities, verifying financial transactions. In addition, this position will be responsible for accounting and review of the Company’s direct investment and low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) portfolios.

We are looking for a detail-oriented, highly organized member of a cohesive team who can collaborate with all levels of management and perform under pressure. A successful Senior Accountant will combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Perform complex accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Participate and contribute to the accurate production and review of corporate financial deliverables, to include, but not limited to, the month end accounting close, quarterly earnings call, investor presentations, etc.
  • Ensure the integrity of financial statements. Ensure that financial statements an in compliance with GAAP, company policies, accounting and SOX control procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Review and determine the proper accounting treatment for all new direct investments.
  • Record all accounting entries and reporting related to the direct investment and LIHTC portfolios.
  • Perform the funding of all new and existing direct investments via wire or ACH.
  • Field questions concerning financial results.
  • Assists and provide support with the annual external audit and budget processes.
  • Support required changes to reporting responsibilities as directed by management resulting from mergers and acquisitions, new ventures, and special projects.
  • Assist others within the accounting department with research of issues that require advanced accounting or system knowledge.

 

Education, Experience and Skill requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
  • 3+ years accounting experience in public accounting or the financial services industry preferred.
  • CPA designation preferred but not required.
  • Ability to perform detailed variance review and financial analysis
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills -- especially in complex Excel functions to quickly be able to analyze data
  • Works and communicates effectively with management and staff throughout the organization
  • Demonstrates project management skills with proven success at managing projects to completion with limited supervision
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

 

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Equal Opportunities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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