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Staff Accountant in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    351319

Job Description

Staff Accountant

My client is currently seeking a motivated, and energetic new team member as a Staff Accountant to join our core Corporate Accounting Team. This position is fundamental and will launch your career in accounting. It is responsible for accurate expense accounting across several of the businesses within Eze as a key team member. This role requires extensive interaction and coordination with multiple teams within Eze, from the billing department to senior management across the firm. The Staff Accountant will participate in the Monthly close by preparing journal entries, expense analyses, and general ledger reconciliations. You will also be responsible assisting with developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in the compliance, and interact with our external auditors, for annual audits. This position plays a critical role in the production of Financial Statements. This position reports to the Associate Director, Corporate Accounting.

Job Functions:

  • Ownership of monthly preparation of analyses for monthly balance sheet and income statement reporting to management
  • Solicit information from internal and external parties and translate into appropriate accounting accruals
  • Build and continuously develop knowledge of Eze Software's business and GAAP accounting
  • Strive for building and maintaining efficient accounting schedules, ensuring proper GAAP Accounting treatment
  • Assist with the maintenance, implementation, and adherence to internal controls and ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
  • Participate in the implementation of a new ERP system
  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision
  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives
  • Reconciliation and completion of close tasks in Blackline for month, quarter and year end
  • Maintain professional and positive business relationships with internal and external business partners
  • Work with various teams on ad-hoc projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance, 2-4 years of equivalent work experience
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills
  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases
  • Demonstrates analytical abilities, with a tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects, with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges