Staff Accountant

Finance Boston, Massachusetts



This position will support the Assistant Controller with daily and monthly work requirements of the Accounting department by preparing, reconciling, reviewing, and communicating accounting information.


  • Review, analyze and create all related accounting with respect to Inventory Assets (Finished Goods, WIP, Prepub Costs, Paper, etc.).
  • Examine and authorize payment of all production invoices.
  • Calculate and process month-end journal entries.
  • Prepare various month-end reports and analyses.
  • Reconcile internally developed Costing System with Oracle AP/GL
  • Assist with semi-annual and annual financial audits
  • Participate in other special projects on an as-needed basis



  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting with 1-2 years of related experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in Excel is required
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through close attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience
  • Ability to gather and analyze complex information in a timely and organized manner
  • Understand business implications of decisions and have ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment
  • Skilled in researching and collecting data, monitoring progress and preparing reports for special projects
  • Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed