Sr. Accounting Manager / Assistant Controller

Finance Cambridge, Massachusetts


Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled accounting professional to be part of a growing Finance team. In this high impact role, you will lead key day-to-day financial operations and compliance functions. You will be responsible for the month-end close process and reporting, and partner with the Controller and cross-functional leaders to drive continuous improvement in financial operations. This is an opportunity for an energetic and resourceful finance leader to develop and implement systems, processes and internal controls to support a high-growth innovative organization.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all accounting operations including A/P, A/R, Payroll as well as managing a small team of direct report(s)
  • Accountability and hands-on involvement in all company accounting-related matters:
    • Full ownership of the GL, including period-end close activities (journal entries, reconciliations, P&L review, etc.)
    • Review/release bi-weekly/semi-monthly payroll process and serve as a resource for related compliance matters
    • Maintain consolidation for all entities and manage related matters with outsourced providers for foreign subsidiary (based in Switzerland)
  • Partner with the Controller in developing policies and interpretation of GAAP guidance for key accounting and reporting areas as needed
  • Research and analyze technical accounting matters to support development of company policies and documentation
  • Partner with FP&A to develop and maintain framework for reporting and analysis
  • Develop, implement and document new accounting policies and procedures to scale within the organization.
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce internal policies, procedures, and controls
  • Support and coordinate preparation for financial statement audits and tax compliance reporting
  • Build and develop an accounting team with a strong customer service orientation.
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Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years in a combination of in public accounting and industry experience in publicly traded companies
  • Prior experience with NetSuite or equivalent ERP systems
  • Thorough and current knowledge of GAAP accounting principles
  • Experience in the following developing internal controls and driving implementation of policies and procedures
  • Experience with review and preparation of financial statements; corporate, payroll and sales tax filings and requirements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process in a setting requiring consolidations, multiple subsidiaries, including international
  • Experience managing and developing staff
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for new challenges
  • Ability to work both independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals and audiences