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Senior Accountant, General Accounting

Company: Wellforce
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager and is responsible for assisting the manager in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements. Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and preparing month-end journal entries, as well as preparing month-end close reporting. The Senior Accountant also prepares monthly, and year to date analysis of account balances, including communication with department managers and operations teams to address variances to budget. The Senior Accountant will also assist with the preparation of materials for the year-end audit, as well as benefit plan audits, and tax filings. The Senior Accountant will be communicating across affiliate accounting teams, as well as coordinating intercompany entries and reconciliations. The Senior Accountant will also assist in supervising and training staff accountants. A successful Senior Accountant has strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as ability to work well on a team. Responsibilities + Supports month-end and year-end close process + Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of monthly journal entries + Reconciles balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis + Assists with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements + Produces error-free accounting reports and present their results + Prepares analyses, such as budget to actual variance analyses, on a monthly, quarterly, year-end and as-needed basis. + Updates and confirms new recurring entries + Processes monthly accruals, researches and resolves actual vs. budget issues on a monthly basis + Records intercompany transactions and reconciles intercompany accounts + Trains and mentors accounting staff + Assists the Accounting Manager with the preparation and implementation of accounting policies and procedures + Responsible for the preparation of audit schedules as well as other analyses for the year-end audit. + Assists with federal, state and local tax schedules and filings + Assists with accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments Experience + Bachelor's degree in a related field is required + 4+ years of accounting experience required + Must demonstrate strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills. + Must show ability to manage multiple tasks and delivery dates. + Strong interpersonal and communication skills + Strong teamwork experience

Keywords: Wellforce, Boston , Senior Accountant, General Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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