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ATR International
Franklin, Massachusetts, 02038, United States
July 13, 2018

Job Title: Accountant-Senior

Job Location: Franklin, MA

Job Duration: 4 months

Job Description:

We are seeking an Accountant-Senior for a very important client.

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.

- Perform weekly Revenue, Orders, and Backlog reporting 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 daily revenue and cost transaction posting.

- 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 Thermo Fisher 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.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

- N/A

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.

- Experience with MAPICS, JDE, SAP, and HFM is a plus.