2017-11-16

Sr. Accountant
Job Opportunity at Fenway Consulting Group

Posted on Nov 16

http://fenwaysearchgroup.com    617.630.2000 ext. 105

Location: Newton, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4144676

The role will provide general accounting and finance support with a focus on the month/quarter and year-end close process.  Looking for strong candidate with minimum of 3-5 years experience with the closing process

The role will be a key contributor to the Finance team, working closely with the Controller on many projects, including Financial Statement preparation and other external reporting requirements, as well as internal management reporting. 

Responsibilities: 
• Prepare account analyses and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts on a timely basis each month to assure the integrity of the accounting records. Solve issues that arise in reconciliations 
• Prepare and/or review bank reconciliations. Investigate reconciling items and make adjusting entries as needed. 
• Responsible for preparing standard monthly journal entries and maintain monthly reconciliations and related workpapers; will be a key driver in the financial close process 
• Responsible for assisting in the global consolidation process and monthly reporting requirements 
• Continuous communication with the finance team on status of the close process overall and assigned areas of focus with regards to the close process 
• Responsible for assisting in preparation and review of all internal/external financial statements and/or other finance deliverables as requested 
• Key liaison in the year-end audit; will become a main point of contact in the process 
• Partner with Treasury and Tax in projects and reporting requirements as needed 
• Responsible for ensuring financial statements are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles by reviewing current processes 
• Partner/Assist the Finance Team Managers in identifying and executing process improvements; will be a key point of contact with the FP&A team and the various business analysts 
• Continue to develop technical accounting skills through trainings (internal and external) 
• Become an expert/super user in SAP FMS across functions 
• Various ad-hoc projects as they materialize 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 
• Must be detail oriented, highly organized and possess strong communication skills (verbal and written) 
• Must work well in a fluid environment 
• Accounting background required (3-5 years of relevant experience) 
• Public Accounting experience preferred, not required 
• SAP experience preferred, not required 
• Industry experience preferred, not required 
• Advanced Excel skills required

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