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Senior Staff Accountant in Somerville, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    342497

Job Description


Essential responsibilities and duties include:

  • Maintain general ledger, prepare and input monthly journal entries, review and explain variances from budget and forecast.
  • Coordinate and manage the month-end close process through financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with revenue recognition.
  • Ensure monthly WIP analysis and entry is complete.
  • Reconciliation and analysis of various P&L and B/S accounts.
  • Assist in the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial accounting close process.
  • Work closely with the Controller to oversee the annual audits.
  • Perform monthly financial reviews of certain service areas to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial results.
  • Work with project managers to understand financials and assist with preparation of forecasts and various financial models.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Three or more years of accounting experience utilizing various accounting methodologies.
  • Successful candidate will be deadline oriented, organized, possess strong time-management skills and have strong attention to detail.
  • Experience in the service and manufacturing industry highly preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains or another ERP system preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

They offer a competitive employee-focused benefits package which includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision care insurance.
  • 401(K) retirement savings plan.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Pet assistance program.
  • Gym membership discounts and health and wellness reimbursements.
  • Discounted movie tickets.
  • And more!