Senior Accountant

US - MA - Boston

Location(s)

US - MA - Boston

Team(s)

Accounting & Finance


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Job Responsibilities: 

  • Key role in the monthly close process including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and related analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Coordinate with other departments to gain an understanding of unusual financial transactions to determine proper accounting treatment

  • Prepare monthly and ad-hoc financial reporting for senior management

  • Lead multiple accounting and reporting projects by collaborating with team members, other departments, and business leaders

  • Review, recommend and implement best practices regarding accounting policies and procedures

  • Identify and recommend process improvements, including automation to reduce cycle times; implement approved recommendations.

  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 by designing, managing and executing certain key controls

  • Assist in quarterly reviews and annual audit with external auditors

  • Provide data to support SEC reporting requirements

  • Provide guidance and insight to other team members as issues arise

  • Show judgment on when to elevate issues/requests and when to resolve independently 

Position Requirements: 

  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred

  • 3+ years of experience with a combination of Big 4 public accounting (or large regional) working with publicly-traded clients and private industry desired 

  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and internal controls 

  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking 

  • High energy with a sense of urgency and ability to multitask 

  • Keen sense of process management and ability to drive process change and improvement 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment 

  • Experience with NetSuite, Concur, Coupa, and ADP a plus