Senior Accountant

North of Boston, MA

Posted: 10/03/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175958 Pay Rate: $110,000

Are you highly motivated and detailed? Ready to join a fast-paced organization? A scientific research nonprofit seeks a Senior Accountant to support the preparation of monthly financial statement package in compliance with GAAP requirements. This position stands on a contract basis; however, it has the potential to convert into permanent work. Moreover, this is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for a vigorous and innovative environment to make an immediate impact.

  • Completely and accurately record all cash collections, allocate cash appropriately, record customer invoicing, credits notes, and account for accounts receivables transactions
  • Record short term Investment entries, debt, repayments, amortization of prepaid Interest, etc.
  • Handle preferred stock, common stock, offering costs and all common stock entries
  • Prepare and record of general Journal entries
  • Track transactions into books of primary entry Including sales, purchases, Inventory etc. 
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of Bookings and Backlog reporting
  • Analyze revenue and contra-revenue transactions
  • Ensure appropriate accounting entries and supporting schedules are prepared

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business 
  • 3 or more years of experience performing accounting, consolidation and reporting
  • Exposure to multi-currency financial statements preparation 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance i.e. Section 404
  • Knowledge and understanding of transaction processing (review and approval) in an ERP-based accounting environment
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, quarter-end close and reporting process

Nice to Haves:
  • Master’ s Degree
  • Experience with manufacturing, medical devices, hi-tech
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical, customer-service oriented, and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 175958

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

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