Executive Recruiter

August 13, 2018


Company

Bridgewater Associates

Industry

Finance and Investments

Category

Finance

Location

Westport, Conn.


Description

  • Produce accurate and timely financial information;
  • provide financial reporting that meets the needs of our customers, including both internal and external stakeholders, set accounting policy that satisfies the needs of Bridgewater and ensures compliance with GAAP.
  • Establish and operate in a controller environment that both prevents and detects errors to safeguard Bridgewater's assets.

The Senior Accountant will report to the Management Company Controller as part of the General Ledger team and will perform general accounting activities for assigned functions in accordance with high control standards. Functional areas owned by the GL team include cash, fixed assets, accruals, prepaids, loans, intercompany and expenses. Key activities include preparing journal entries, conducting account analyses, performing account reconciliations, identifying accounting issues, supportive audits, and creating procedural documentation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance;
  • 4+ yrs business experience in accounting related role, CPA or CPA candidate preferred;
  • advanced Excel skills and exposure to accounting software packages;
  • strong attention to detail and high level of organization;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Salary

Contingent on experience

Contact Name

Carolyn Lewis

Contact Phone

203-557-7642