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Senior Accountant at Webster Bank

Posted in Banking 30+ days ago.

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Location: waterbury, Connecticut

Job Description:
If you're looking for a meaningful career, you'll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935 by Harold Webster Smith, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families and businesses achieve their financial goals. And while we've grown into a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our customers, supporting our communities, and making a difference in people's lives. We can make a difference in your life, too. By empowering you to build the meaningful career you've been looking for.

Responsibility, respect, trust, teamwork and citizenship are the values on which Webster was founded. Together we call them The Webster Way, and they are what set us apart as a bank and an employer. Guided by these values, we put people first - working hard to live up to our customers, and each other, every day.
Describe the key responsibilities of this position in order of importance. Statements should be concise and action- oriented. This job profile is intended to be relatively generic and may be used across the organization. Responsibilities that are attributed only to one incumbent should not be listed unless they are so significant that they create a new position. 1. Performs complex accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts 2. Verifies accuracy of journal entries, account balances and accounting classifications within various reports. Assures all reports and disclosures comply with applicable regulatory requirements, professional standards and internal policies and procedures 3. Responsible for coordinating the month end general ledger closing process 4. Prepares analytical review of financial statements during closing process 5. Field questions concerning financial results 6. Follow up on accounting/system issues that affect the company and recommend improvements to work flow and systems to management 7. Ensures integrity of financial statements. Ensures financial statement compliance with GAAP, company policies , accounting control procedures and governmental requirements 8. Assists and provides support with annual external audit and budget processes 9. Works closely with CAO and Controller to maintain accounting system, implementing changes in data flow and reporting structure 10. Assist other accountants in research of issues that require advanced accounting or system knowledge