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Staff Accountant

Company: Unispace
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Staff Accountant works under the supervision of the Corporate Accounting Manager and is responsible for assisting with maintenance of financial reports, records, and general ledgers. He/she will be responsible for a variety of month-end tasks and the upkeep of different balance sheet accounts. This is key contributor role with minimum supervision and a high level of responsibility in a fast paced finance department.

  • Month-end close functions for multiple companies including full reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, general ledger review and assisting with trend analysis/flux analysis
  • Record journal entries including accruals, prepaid expenses, amortization, and depreciation
  • Maintain accurate financial schedules including fixed assets, lease, and other cost schedules
  • Provide schedules and documents requested for the Americas during the global audit
  • Intercompany invoicing
  • Calculate and file Sales Tax monthly/quarterly/annually
  • Handle requests for sales tax related documents from customers and vendors
  • Assist in the preparation of the biweekly Cashflow Forecast
  • Review AP and AR ageing, liaise and follow up with AP and AR teams, and assist with cleanup as needed
  • Work directly with 3rd party providers to provide schedules and documents to assist with the annual tax return preparation, estimated tax payments and the Americas year-end review
  • Code corporate credit card and travel statements
  • Provide AP support including, but not limited to correspondence with vendors, processing invoices, payments and updating compliance as needed
  • Assist with daily bank reconciliation and cash reporting as needed
  • Review new vendors' set-up for accuracy
  • Initiate wire transfers in banking portal
  • Maintain Business Registrations and file Annual Reports in various states to ensure good standing status
  • Point of contact to resolve banking issues
  • Fill out vendor credit apps for AP team
  • Prepare and file 1099s
  • Ad hoc reporting and other duties/projects as requested
  • Act as coverage when other team members are out of the office
  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and completing work timely and accurately
  • Cross-train on other Accounting Department functions and perform other support tasks as assigned


    • 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
    • Microsoft Excel proficiency (VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.)
    • Strong attention to detail and critical thinking skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, not afraid to pick up the phone
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Problem solver who takes action
    • Fast and eager learner who thrives in tackling new and diverse challenges with the ability to think outside the box
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Account Reconciliation experience and understanding of key accounting standards a MUST
    • Experience with preparing for annual audits and responding to related requests a MUST
    • Experience working with multiple entities and intra/intercompany reconciliation a plus
    • Construction Accounting, Property Accounting, or Public Accounting experience a plus
    • Experience working with multinational, multijurisdictionalorganizations, international currencies and FX a plus
    • Project Accounting Software or Vista/Viewpoint experience a plus
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-past environment without reminders
    • Ability to work with large amounts of data while maintaining accurate and up-to-date records

Keywords: Unispace, Boston , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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