Staff Accountant

Description: The Staff Accountant is responsible for reconciling various balance sheets accounts, participating in the month end close process, preparing reserve analyses and account reconciliations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Prepare journal entries and ensure that the general ledger activity is accurate and complete
• Prepare reconciliations of general ledger accounts and resolve any accounting discrepancies using multiple data sources
• Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources; provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
• Assist with development and implementation of standard accounting procedures
• Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance with all assigned areas and other audit requirements
• Interact with internal auditors and prepare supporting materials during audits
• Assist in year-end audits and quarterly reviews
• Provide general accounting support to field personnel and corporate managers
• Participate in various special projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) in Accounting or Finance, from accredited four-year college or university
• 2 - 5 years of General Ledger Accounting experience
• Strong understanding of general accounting and financial analysis
• Effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
• Excellent verbal, written communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the company
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment
• Ability to work quickly, logically and accurately
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong attention to detail and consistent follow-through
• Intermediate to Advanced experience with Excel and Microsoft Office programs
Please email vmendes@accountsource.com

Salary Range: $40 - $55k Location: Boston, MA
Type: Permanent Placement