Global Investment Firm is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their Corporate Accounting group headquartered in Boston. This is a great opportunity to join a recognized leader in the industry and become part of an impressive internal culture that values both career progression along with a comfortable work / life balance. This company is seeking high performing individuals coming either directly out of public audit or from corporate accounting backgrounds.
The position itself has a good blend of responsibilities but will primarily be supporting the monthly financial close, providing support for audit requests, as well as assisting the Divisional Controller with ongoing financial analysis and accounting support as needed. This is a highly visible role which will be reporting directly to the Divisional Controller and Director of Corporate Accounting. As you grow in the role there will also be the potential for interesting high level projects that have impacts on a global scale for the business.
Performs accurate and timely month-end close process with respect to accounting, journal entry preparation, and associated financial analysis.
Prepare journal entries and reconcile general ledger and subsidiary accounts
Prepares monthly P&L analytical analysis and written commentary.
Ability to work independently and perform detail review of responsibilities
Prepares supporting schedules and documentation for year-end audits and internal audits.
Responsible for ensuring work performed is in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley 404 internal controls.
Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
MBA, MSA, or CPA preferred
2+ years of Accounting experience
Public Accounting experience preferred but not required
Strong written and verbal skills
Good prioritization, planning, coordination and time management skills