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Certified General Accountant Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$78,879 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified General Accountant is $78,879 a year and $38 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Certified General Accountant is between $56,413 and $97,418. 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 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Certified General Accountant Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Accountant (CPA) - Public Reporting (SEC)
Jan 19
Greenwich, CT, USA
Steve H Edelstein Consulting
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 ...
Accounting Manager - CPA, Investments
Jan 14
Hartford, CT, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
... basis in all areas of the general ledger. * Review of quarterly investments, valuations ... Manager * CPA - public private mix with investments experience is preferred. * Prior managerial ...
Tax Senior Accountant
Dec 29
Shelton, CT, USA
Santoro CPA
... Â· CPA required * Tax compliance preparation experience with individuals, partnerships ... Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals ...
Accountant - Global Gereral Ledger Accounting/SOX
Jan 7
Hartford, CT, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
Accountant - SOX & General Accounting Why THIS Accountant role? The Accountant role will be an ... CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire ...
Staff Accountant - growing company
Jan 3
Bloomfield, CT, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
Staff Accountant, General Ledger Team Why this Staff Accountant position? * Our client is in growth ... CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire ...