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Senior Accountant - Boston - FT50639

Absolute Opportunities
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
March 26, 2017

Senior Accountant - Boston - FT50639

Boston, MA

Salary Commensurate with Experience

The Sizzle

Company provides a fast-pace, community-oriented environment.

Company offers opportunities for career growth and competitive salary/benefits.

Company pushes a great quality of life, offering summer hours and flexible work arrangements.

Note from Hiring Manager


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May consider Accountant II or light Senior-level candidates (2-3 years’ experience) for Functional Technical Accounting and SEC roles.

Position Summary

Seeking Senior Accountant to work across the global organization to understand business drivers and opportunities/risks to identify accounting implications and impact to company. This role will also continually assess and implement process improvements and maintain accurate accounting of results in a well-controlled environment. The Senior Accountant will be a key member of a cross-functional, global project team responsible for implementing company’s new leasing standard.

Duties & Responsibilities

Apply technical accounting research to business transactions and prepare accounting position memos and presentations to management on key issues and company impact.

Lead multiple work streams, gain in-depth knowledge of global business’ leasing arrangements, draft whitepapers, implement new accounting processes and controls, and develop training.

Complete accounting close activities.

Partner with SEC Reporting team to prepare high-quality footnotes and disclosures for SEC forms, 10Q, and 10K for assigned areas.

Deliver accurate plan and forecast estimates to FP&A for each accounting area of responsibility.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Bachelor’s in Accounting or equivalent (Master’s preferred) + 3-6 years’ related experience.

2. CPA or CPA candidate preferred.

3. Prior experience in a medium-to-large public accounting firm preferred.

4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP, and Hyperion a plus.

5. Strong accounting/finance and analytical skills.

6. Desire to engage, lead, and work in cross-functional teams (independently and consultative).

7. Ability to interpret, apply technical accounting research, and conclude on accounting treatment.

8. Attention to detail and data accuracy, highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

9. Present Salary?

10. Salary Expectation? (Salary range: $75 to $85k)

11. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.