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Chief Executive Group

Accountant

Finance/Accounting – Stamford, Connecticut
Department Finance/Accounting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Competitive

If you’re an accomplished accounting professional looking to make a measurable impact in a dynamic and fast-growing organization, then we want to talk to you! Chief Executive Group seeks an Accountant to support all of our bookkeeping functions, including budgeting, reporting, and accounts payable/receivable. Reporting directly to the Controller, this is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on finance professional who wants to contribute to strategic financial management projects as well as handle day-to-day accounting functions in support of our business growth.

Since 1977, Chief Executive Group has been helping CEOs do their jobs better by providing real-world best practices, insightful analysis and meaningful peer interactions for the world’s leading CEOs. Through our magazine, online presence and exclusive events for CEOs, we’ve earned the trust of CEOs to share their experiences and inspire other business executives. In 2017, we acquired Corporate Board Member magazine and have begun to introduce an exciting mix of new content and events for Board Members. Chief Executive Group has been named on the ‘Inc. 500’ list as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

 

Responsibilities:

Initially, the Accountant will play a key role in implementing our migration to a new financial reporting system. On an ongoing basis, s/he will be responsible for managing cash flows, accounts receivables and collections efforts, and maintaining accurate cash flow forecast and projections. The Accountant will also utilize Excel and accounting software to produce management reporting and financial analysis for senior leaders and department heads.

Specific job responsibilities for the Bookkeeper/Accountant include:

  • Executing accounts payable/receivable, as well as all related reporting

  • Producing accurate and timely consolidated financial statements for month-end and year-end closes

  • Reconciling bank accounts and performing account analysis on asset and liability accounts

  • Producing management reports and targeted financial analysis as needed

  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements

  • Identifying opportunities for operating efficiencies and/or expense reductions

  • Managing office supply/photocopy/mail meter vendor relationships and purchasing supplies and services as needed

 

Qualifications:

The Bookkeeper/Accountant will be an organized and analytical finance professional with the ability to thrive within a fast-moving, entrepreneurial culture. The ideal candidate will embrace innovation and have the ability to manage multiple deliverables concurrently and with precise attention to detail.

Specific qualifications for the Accounting position include:

  • Relevant accounting experience, including with subscription or other recurring revenue business models

  • Demonstrated experience with all aspects of cash management, including receivables, forecasting, payables, and budgeting

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills, coupled with familiarity with small business accounting software packages such as Sage and QuickBooks

  • Degree in accounting, finance, management or a related field

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  • Location
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Department
    Finance/Accounting
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    Competitive
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