North Shore, MA

Posted: 09/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175372 Pay Rate: $75,000 - $85,000

Do you have strong data entry and analytical skills? Are you looking for the chance to join a dynamic, growth-oriented company? A retail company seeks a talented and motivated Accountant to assist the company' s day to day accounting operations. This position stands on a contract basis; however, it has the potential to convert into permanent work. This is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for a fresh, fun, and innovative environment.

  • Drive the month-end close process, including balance sheet reconciliations, ad-hoc analyses, trial balance reviews, and financial statement preparation
  • Review general ledger activity across all lines of business
  • Prepare monthly GL journal entries including payroll, depreciation, accruals, prepaid expenses, reclassification, and other standard entries
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and submit cash requirements to corporate for funding
  • Sustain all balance sheet reconciliations including cash
  • Manage accounts payable and cash disbursements; interface with vendors as needed
  • Establish accounting policies and procedures, as well as identify new policies and areas of improvement
  • Monitor internal controls to ensure compliance
  • Maintain W-9’ s for all vendors and issue 1099’ s annually
  • Serve as the back-up to process payroll, including employee maintenance, supporting various requests from Human Resources

  • At least 5 or more years of accounting experience managing all aspects of the close process
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, internal controls, managing close and reporting processes
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship

Job ID: 175372

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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