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Posted: Monday, December 19, 2016 12:15 AM


Company Name: Portmeirion, USA

Benefits Offered Medical

Employment Type Full-Time

Senior GL Accountant

Location: Waterbury, CT

Portmeirion Group USA Inc., distributor of dinnerware and ceramics, is looking for a fulltime detail-oriented individual to join our finance and accounting team. This is a fast-paced environment where we manage the US distribution of consumer products made at our own and at out-sourced factories.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, analytically-minded, an extreme multi-tasker, with strong attention to detail and excellent follow through.


· Monthly financial close - including journal entries, general ledger reconciliation and analysis and draft financial statement preparation ·

Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare supporting audit work-papers · Work with company’s outside tax department to comply with reporting and tax filings · Work with parent company’s finance department to reconcile intercompany activity · Assist and support Payroll, A/R, A/P and Credit functions as needed ·

Prepare various monthly and quarterly sales tax returns as required · Assists in the development and maintenance of planning and budgeting systems ·

Documents financial and accounting procedures, ·

Assists with training and mentoring other accounting staff · Responsible for analyzing revenue, expense and product cost trends and designing reports and metrics to report the same · Work closely with the Customer Service, Inventory and Sales teams on assigned projects ·

Assist CFO on special projects as needed. ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: · Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; CPA a plus · Ability to work independently as well as in a team in a fast-paced environment · Ability to think independently and take action with limited oversight · Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills to analyze feedback and troubleshoot deficiencies in order to rectify issues within short time lines ·

Excellent ability to manage competing demands · Excellent time management, organization and prioritization skills · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Superior computer skills including Excel spreadsheet design, word processing, Microsoft Outlook, accounting and inventory ERP systems. · Distribution and import experience preferred Salary Commensurate with experience; must submit salary history and current requirement to be considered for this position. Please respond to:

About Portmeirion, USA:

A major force in the homewares industry. Portmeirion Group USA encompasses the world renowned brands of Portmeirion, Spode, Royal Worcester and Pimpernel. We are a market leader with a worldwide reputation for high quality and innovatively designed tableware, cookware, giftware and tabletop accessories.

• Location: New Haven, Waterbury, CT

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