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Sr. Accountant, Partner Operations
Ref No.: 18-11297
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start Date: 09/04/2018
The Role:Reporting to the Director, Accounting this contract position will play a pivotal role in leading and supporting several strategic initiatives.Responsibilities will include performing financial reporting variance analyses, data reconciliation and month-end close procedures.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Performing analytical review procedures of financial results
  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for areas including accounts payable, accrued expenses and equity
  • Assists in performing monthly close in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Adheres to deadlines for related areas to ensure timely and accurate accounting close
  • Assists in special projects related to financial systems and business processes
  • Monitors assigned areas for process improvements
  • Provides schedules to support periodic review and annual audit process
Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • BS degree in Accounting and 5+ years of relevant accounting experience (Biotech industry experience preferred)
  • CPA preferred
  • Independently motivated, detail-oriented and good problem-solving ability
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills; thorough knowledge of accounting principles
  • Strong knowledge of information systems (SAP preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
  • Advanced Excel skills (ability to link data and create complex worksheets)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment
  • Passion for learning and helping others