Staff Accountant

South of Boston, MA

Posted: 09/12/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175663 Pay Rate: $65,000

Do you bring a lot of energy into the professional world? Ready for the chance to apply yourself at a fast-paced company? A life science company seeks a talented and motivated Staff Accountant to be a key resource to the management team. Additionally, this is a tremendous prospect for an individual looking join a vital organization and make an immediate impact.

  • Support the monthly close process, including the preparation and posting of journal entries as well as maintenance of support schedules
  • Preform account reconciliations including research on adequacy of account balances and analysis of fluctuations over prior periods
  • Own the cash activity reporting
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and processing of all related journal entries
  • Monitor fixed asset spending and timely capitalization
  • Administer Fixed Asset system and maintain monthly records
  • Provide meaningful and accurate financial analysis on specific accounts on a monthly basis through preparation of variance reports
  • Assist with SOX 404 internal control documentation and testing
  • Collaborate with external audit staff for quarter-end reviews and year-end audit work

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in general accounting or public accounting
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Ability to adhere to tight reporting deadlines
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP
  • Involvement with ERP systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft AX/Dynamics 365 

Nice to Have:
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and cooperative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship

Job ID: 175663

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

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