Senior Accountant

Accounting Bedford, Massachusetts


We’re Progress – we offer the best platform for building and deploying tomorrow’s applications quickly and easily. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build things that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other and cheer our wins. Join us as a Senior Accountant.  Due to our current pandemic office shut down this role will start remotely but come Jan 2022 will transition into hybrid set up with 3 days working from home and 2 days working in the Bedford, MA headquarters.

JOB SUMMARY:
As a Senior Accountant, you will be joining a fun, and dynamic team who thrive on collaboration and team efforts to accomplish tasks. As part of the Corporate Accounting team, you will have a great opportunity to learn how essential Accounting processes and related functions work; while having daily exposure to a variety of projects and business critical tasks.

WHAT YOU’LL DO IN THIS ROLE:

  • Support the following major Accounting processes and related functions; North America General Ledger Close, World-Wide Consolidation, and Internal/External Reporting
  • Perform some month end closing, day to day accounting operations, account reconciliations for general ledger accounts, reconcile intercompany accounts, and prepare detailed analyses.
  • Review the work of the team’s staff accountants during the day to day accounting operations, month end close process and reporting.
  • Support the internal and external audit teams
  • Assisting with developing new processes and/or reporting requirements for new activities that occur as the business grows
  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset and proactively identify, review and implement process improvements
  • Maintain and ensure ongoing compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Perform any other projects assigned by the Accounting Manager on an as-needed basis
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, WE NEED SOMEONE WHO HAS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting along with accounting based experience
  • Public accounting experience preferred, CPA is a plus
  • Willingness to roll up their sleeves to get tasks done
  • Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred
  • Ability to adapt rapidly to changing priorities – flexibility, teamwork, collaborative work style and positive attitude
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet the deadlines
  • Proficiency with Excel skills. (e.g. high comfort level with consolidation and joining data, creating formulas, etc.)
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and internal control procedures
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative

BENEFITS:
  • Medical, dental, vision, life & disability, and financial benefits (including 401(k) retirement savings plan. Tuition Reimbursement program. Additional voluntary benefits including crucial illness/hospital indemnity, identity theft protection, auto & home insurance, legal, and pet insurance.
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and best-in-class Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) with a 27-month lookback
  • Flexible paid vacation time, paid day off for your birthday, and company holidays. A variety of leave plans, including Parental Leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and an employee well-being program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.
Progress is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!