Job Description

Senior Staff Accountant
Newton, MA
70k

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and posting journal entries, maintaining the general ledger, and preparing financial statements according to GAAP.
  • Reviewing accounts payable transactions to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments.
  • Analyzing cost of sales and ensuring accruals are appropriately made at month-end.
  • Reviewing balance sheet accounts and preparing all appropriate audit work papers and reconciliations to support balances and transactions.
  • Preparing and filing monthly sales and use tax returns.
  • Explaining income statement and balance sheet variances to operations managers and senior management.
  • Managing staff accountants and accounts payable clerks.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of process improvements for accounting controls, procedures and accounting systems.
  • Assist in year-end audit as necessary
  • Assisting in ad hoc projects.

Qualifications: 

  • Multi- unit/retail experience a plus
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting rules
  • Time Management/Organization
  • Computer skills in Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Problem solving/analytical skills
  • Communication and teamwork skills
  • Ethical conduct
  • High attention to detail and the ability to meet accounting deadlines
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance.
  • 5 years of progressive accounting or finance experience including supervisory experience

 

 

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