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Staff Accountant
Ref No.: 18-19109
Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Job Description
An opportunity exists for an ambitious professional to be a team player within the accounting function of the Financial Shared Services team supporting a $425M group of businesses for the Chemical Analysis Division. The main focus of this role will be to assist the Accounting Manager with preparation and review of all financial reporting, including weekly reports, monthly and annual closing preparation, and cost accounting entries. This position offers the right candidate a significant opportunity for career development and growth.
Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
•Perform monthly financial close activities including update and maintenance of the General Ledger, analysis of account variances and reporting of results to management.
•Coordinate and maintain monthly accruals and standard journal entries.
•Perform monthly analysis of general ledger account variances and reconcile changes.
•Assist in month-end closing activities, including departmental expenses, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger accrued accounts.
•Performs cost accounting entries.
•Assist on key efficiency metrics to enforce multiple site efficiency.
•Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages, taking advantage of opportunities to enhance usefulness and efficiency.
•Prepare for and participate in internal and external audits.
•Ensure compliance with Client Policies and Procedures.
•Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and compliance.
•Performs FIM/HFM Entry
•Assist in the development and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan and site forecast development/updates.
•Performs account analysis support to the Accounting Manager & B/U Finance Director.
•Participation and utilization of PPI methodology.
Other Job Requirements:
•Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as required.
•Perform other accounting duties as assigned by management.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Educational Qualifications:
•BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required.
Experience Qualifications:
•Requires 3+ years of related accounting experience.
•Working knowledge of GAAP Accounting Principles.
•Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
•Strong team-building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
•Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Strong track record of accurate and timely financial accounting.
•Ability to work independently; self-motivated; high bias for action.

Abhishek Soni
703 889 6899