Senior Accountant

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Chelsea, MA, United States


The Senior Accountant is responsible for working closely with the Finance team to ensure a smooth, timely month-end close process.

Full Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for working closely with the Finance team to ensure a smooth, timely month-end close process. This individual provides assistance with SOX compliance and is involved in the annual budgeting process.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs and assists with month-end and quarter end closing accounting tasks including preparation of journal entries for five entities ensuring compliance with US GAAP
  • Ensures that reconciliations and supporting schedules and analysis are completed on a timely basis and in accordance with the monthly closing schedule.
  • Prepares month end closing binders
  • Preparation and assistance with month end analytical review of actual versus budget.
  • Assist with budgeting and reforecasting
  • Provides assistance with SOX compliance by following internal controls
  • Provides assistance to Manager Financial Operations and Accounting on month end inventory close and various analysis.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of four to six years of experience and solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Experience in public accounting preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrated competence to handle a wide range of finance related responsibilities.

Computer Skills:                                

  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Prior experience with a general ledger system required.

Certificated, Licenses, Registrations:

  • None required.

Other Skills and Abilities:                                               

  • Must have excellent analytical skills, with very strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team setting.
  • Ability to manage both day-to-day operations as well as project work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must demonstrate a keen attention to detail and timelines.
  • Must be self-motivated with project management and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • This position requires minimal travel; average travel for this position is 5%with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives. Travel is for inventory purposes.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

No specific work demands.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.