Fortive Plainville , CT 06062
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Accounting and Finance Analyst is responsible for various general accounting functions including month end closing, reporting and analysis, fixed asset administration, and other ad hoc projects.
Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
Perform monthly variance analysis vs. forecast and prior periods
Review and improve internal controls and Accounting/Finance policies and procedures
Reports and administers Fixed Asset/Other Asset reporting and administration, including leading fixed asset verifications.
Completes Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing and reporting, including planning and project management.
Prepares sales and use tax filings and coordinate with Fortive corporate on state/federal tax compliance and accounting activities.
Assists Controller with ongoing and special projects as assigned, including implementation of new accounting standards.
Bachelors in Accounting
MBA or CPA a plus.
2 years of progressive accounting experience; would consider recent college graduate with relevant internship experience
Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Exceptional communication skills
Strong PC and Excel skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
Superior ability to multi-task and prioritize
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Manufacturing accounting background
May be assigned various projects and responsibilities at the sole discretion of the Controller