Randstad Senior Accountant in Woburn, Massachusetts

Senior Accountant

job details:

  • location:Woburn, MA

  • date posted:Tuesday, August 28, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:27639

job description

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant in the Accounting Team will be responsible for preparing a variety of journal entries, reconciling balance sheet and operating statement accounts with high risk, leading field or head office department month-end meetings and supporting the overall operations of the Accounting Department

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis for accounts with high risk, including preparing journal entries

  • Review the results of assigned business areas and make necessary accounting entries; investigate and report on variances

  • Plan, coordinate and lead assigned field and/or head office department month-end reviews

  • Complete monthly, quarterly and year-end close responsibilities

  • Document all existing accounting procedures and processes based on thorough understanding of areas

  • Assist with monthly and quarterly reporting to Holdings

  • Lead external audit timelines and assigned tasks

  • Prepare analytics and/or models to better understand business results; work closely with the Finance Planning team to understand budgets and forecast and the related variances

  • Use technology to streamline manual processes

  • Recommend process improvements, assist in implementing process improvements

  • Special Projects

Education & Qualifications :

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, required

  • CPA license or CPA track, preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, required

  • Experience with JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and/or Hyperion, preferred

Key Competencies :

  • Must be a team player with ability to maintain a positive attitude in an extremely fast-paced environment

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and manage multiple projects at once

  • Must have strong communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

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