Senior Accountant-Boston, MA

Finance Boston, Massachusetts


 

SUMMARY:  The Senior Accountant is responsible for key areas within General Accounting, including financial reporting, Oracle report development, GL maintenance, and management reporting and analysis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compile monthly financial and management reporting
  • Conduct internal reporting & analysis and external reporting. 
  • Prepare general ledger entries, reconciliations, and ad-hoc analyses
  • Maintain general ledger chart of accounts and mappings
  • Review key balance sheet accounts and perform reconciliations
  • Provide support during semi-annual and annual financial audits
  • Develop and maintain Oracle Financial Reporting
  • Test and troubleshoot accounting system enhancements
  • Reconcile Gross Profit data

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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  • Strong analytical and technical skills, including advanced Excel.
  • Accounting Degree and 3-5 years of accounting experience required.
  • Experience with accounting systems – Oracle preferred.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.
  • Must be results driven and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed.
  • Work independently while demonstrating good follow up and follow through.
  • Drives change and innovation by improving work product or process, and challenges established norms where appropriate.
  • Operates ethically: admits mistakes, treats others with respect, trust, and dignity, demonstrates honest and ethical behavior.