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Senior Accountant (Hybrid)

Mid Career

We are currently looking for a dynamic Senior Staff Accountant to join the Hartford Funds accounting team. This individual will play a key role in contributing to the daily activities of the accounting department and assist in driving impactful change throughout our team. This role offers an opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive team and enhance professional skills.


  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting for both internal and external recipients.
  • Assist in the month end close process, prepare and post journal entries and calculate accruals.
  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Create, maintain and present financial and operational results to various levels of management across the organization.
  • Perform variance analysis on balance sheet and income statement accounts, research, and correct discrepancies, as necessary.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the accounting function and actively participate in implementing changes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships across various functions and business partners to both convey and obtain information relating to the business.
  • Provide support for the annual audit of financial statements while working closely with external auditors.
  • Create and maintain existing documentation of control procedures performed by the accounting department.
  • Perform ad-hoc research and financial analysis for management.


  • Four-year degree in accounting required.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 to 7 years progressive accounting experience.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong entity accounting knowledge (general ledger, balance sheet, income statement components).
  • Proficient in analyzing and managing large data sets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to articulate financial results to all levels of management in a professional manner.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required (V-lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.) as well as the ability to obtain new software knowledge as required for the position.
  • Results oriented, accountable, motivated and flexible.
  • Basic understanding of the finance industry and Mutual Funds (preferred).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven, multi-tasking environment.
  • Previous working knowledge with an ERP system.
  • Capable of operating individually and within a team environment.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo.
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  • Job Location: Greater Philadelphia, PA Area
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