Senior Accountant

Boston, MA

The Senior Staff Accountant will work within the finance department and support senior management and staff through performing complex technical and administrative functions

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with internal policies, rules and regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
  • Determines current financial balances to produce schedules, summary reports, trial balances, income statements, and/or financial statements in accordance with accounting methods
  • Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Reviews and analyzes reports for accuracy prior to distribution.
  • Identifies problems and interacts with internal and/or external contacts as required to correct deficiencies. Rejects and returns documentation as appropriate.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or higher degrees in accounting or finance
  • Four to seven years accounting or finance experience
  • Must have working knowledge of Quick Books
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Strong ability to use MS Office packages, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong ability to communicate in writing and speaking, as well as good organizational skills
  • Detailed oriented with excellent ability to analyze data and circumstances
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, work effectively in a team environment and meet deadline
  • Good at working independently, thinking critically and proffering quality ideas to improving organization’s processes
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Understands business implications of decisions; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 5/21/2017
Salary $75000 - $85000






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