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Certified General Accountant Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$77,625 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified General Accountant is $77,625 a year and $37 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Certified General Accountant is between $55,516 and $95,869. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Certified General Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Readies and maintains financial and business transactions, applying accounting principles, that include work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the fundamental doctrines, theories, principles, and terminology of accountancy, and often entails some understanding of such related fields as business law, statistics, and general management.
  • Analyzes the effects of transactions upon account relationships.
  • Evaluates alternative means of treating transactions.
  • Plans the manner in which account structures should be developed or modified.
  • Ensures the adequacy of the accounting system as the basis for reporting to management.
  • Considers the need for new or changed controls.
  • Projects accounting data to show the effects of proposed plans on capital investments, income, cash position, and overall financial condition.
  • Interprets the meaning of accounting records, reports, and statements.
  • Advises operating officials on accounting matters.
  • Excludes paraprofessional accountants.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Certified General Accountant Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Accountant (CPA) - Public Reporting / SEC Reporting
Nov 13
Greenwich, CT, USA
Key Career Services
Qualifications Required: o CPA o 3 to 5 years of experience in general accounting and SEC reporting. o Experience in preparing and analyzing financial statements. Preferred: o Experience in creating ...
Senior Accountant
Nov 16
East Hartford, CT, USA
Recruitment Options Inc.
Masters in Accounting, MBA and/or CPA license Experience working for Big 4 Accounting Firm Experience Required: 8 + years general ledger accounting experience · Advanced Excel skills required ...
Senior Accountant
Oct 26
Farmington, CT, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
We have a local client in that has reached out to us for help with a need in their General ... founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience placing accounting & finance ...
CPA, Director of Property Accounting
Oct 19
Vesta Corporation
... general ledger, internal control and financial reporting. Constantly look for better ways to ... active Certified Public Accountant designation. * At least 5 years prior successful leadership ...
Staff Accountant
Nov 13
Farmington, CT, USA
Grey Staffing, LLC
Maintain integrity of all general ledger transactions, and verify that transactions comply with ... CPA preferred This is an equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants ...