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Staff Accountant in Burlington, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Job Description

As a key member of the accounting team, you will plan an in all aspects of accounting operations, with opportunities to lead areas of various projects such as business acquisitions, internal controls, and external reporting. This high visibility position will report to the Controller and is designed for an individual that excels at understanding US GAAP and operational accounting while developing a process and team-oriented mindset.

  • Collect, analyze, and maintain accounting data necessary for effective processing of payroll, general ledger accrued expenses, accounts payable, cash receipts, and purchase order processing
  • Process monthly cash receipts and bank transactions
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly journal entries as directed
  • Maintain corporate financial files including vendor contracts, accounts payable and payroll files
  • Document existing process and procedures while making recommendations for improvements
  • Prepare audit schedules
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new systems and internal controls
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline
  • 0-2 years of related experience
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP, enterprise software/financial systems and business application skills (e.g. NetSuite, Concur, Adaptive Insights)
  • Strong project management skills with a focus on organization, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to navigate through various level of detail, demonstrating flexibility to dive into details as well as think big picture
  • Detail-oriented, process-oriented
  • Ability and aspiration to grow, learn and develop communication and interpersonal skills to gain trust and influence across the organization