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Accounting Manager in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Accounting Manager

As the Accounting Manager you play an important role on our finance team. You will use your knowledge of AR procedures to manage a high volume of customer receivables with a focus on credit collection. This is a great opportunity to join a tight knit team in a challenging and integral role which provides real value to the success of our company! Our ideal candidate has a strong work-ethic, a 'can-do' attitude and a great eye for detail.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Respond promptly to customer invoice queries either by telephone or email.
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, such as posting daily cash receipts, resolving discrepancies and ensuring all activity is posted to the respective accounts.
  • Assist in making bank deposits and credit card processing.
  • Work closely with team members and other colleagues on exciting ad hoc tasks and larger projects.
  • Contribute to the month-end closing process by reconciling financial records and ensuring the accuracy of general ledger activity and account balances.
  • Oversees accounts payables and receivables to ensure the company financial obligations are met in an efficient and timely manner
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates and expedite workflow with group
  • Ensure appropriate and accurate invoicing and collection procedures that comply with contractual terms and conditions
  • Ensure timely collection of payments; investigating circumstances of non-payment; negotiating and resolving conflicts; expediting payment.
  • Working closely with internal legal and workout teams to maximize collections
  • Oversees processing of 1099 tax information
  • Create, update, and disseminate internal templates used for data collection: Travel and Expense Report templates
  • Prepare/Manage payment transactions (ACH, paper checks, and international/domestic wires)
  • Hands-on data entry, validation, and processing of various types of invoices including general overhead, subcontractor, and employee travel reimbursements
  • Prepares ad hoc reporting and analyses, as requested by Senior Management
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similarly related field
  • 5 years' experience in an accounting role with strong AR/AP and reconciliation experience
  • 3 years' credit collection experience
  • Strong proficiency with MS Excel, as well as accounting and general ledger software programs
  • Strong accounting skills, to include spreadsheet creation, account reconciliation and account analysis
  • High-level of resourcefulness, confidence, and problem-solving skills
  • Organized and meticulous, with proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively on a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of planning, organization and attention to detail, with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Interest in personal growth and development as a business professional
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a keen eye for detail.

Need someone with energy, enthusiasm & willingness to learn and grow with the company. This is a crucial position within the company and provides much room for future growth.

We are conveniently located in Beverly, MA and offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 5 years


  • Bachelor's