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Senior Accountant

Waltham, MA, United States
Finance & Accounting | Perm Full-time

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Job Description

Employ empowers organizations of all sizes to overcome their greatest recruiting and talent acquisition challenges. Offering a combination of purpose-built intelligent software technologies, services, and industry expertise, Employ provides businesses of all sizes with powerful solutions for recruiting a diverse workforce. Through its JazzHR, Lever and Jobvite technologies, and NXTThing RPO services, Employ serves more than 21,000 customers across all industries. For more information, visit us at www.employinc.com. Employ wants YOU-your diverse background, talents, values, ideas, and expertise. These qualities are what make our global team stronger and more seasoned. We're fueled by the diversity of our talented employees.


Our Accounting Team is ready to welcome a Senior Accountant to help scale the business and corporate accounting team.

As the Senior Accountant, you will play a critical role in supporting the day-to-day operations of the accounting department as the company continues to grow. The successful candidate will be a hands-on, high-energy employee who looks forward to working in a rapidly changing environment and wants to make a difference every day.  

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and analyze financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements. Ensure accuracy, compliance with accounting standards and timely reporting.
  • Month-End and Year-End Closing: Oversee and participate in the month-end and year-end closing processes to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • General Ledger Management: Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts, including preparing journal entries and adjusting entries as necessary.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to provide insights into the company’s financial performance, trends and potential areas of improvement.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with other departments to develop annual budgets and forecasts. Monitor actual performance against budget and provide variance analysis.
  • Internal Controls: Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets, ensure compliance with accounting standards and prevent fraud.
  • Tax Compliance: Assist in tax planning and preparation, ensuring compliance with relevant tax regulations and laws.
  • Audit Support: Liaise with auditors during the external audit process and provide necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements in accounting procedures, systems and reporting.
  • Supervision and Training: Provide guidance and mentorship to junior accounting staff, reviewing their work and ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance or related field. Prior public accounting experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and internal control practices.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex financial data effectively.
  • Experience with financial software and ERP systems. Knowledge of popular accounting software, especially NetSuite, is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and capable of managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as financial reports must be error-free.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all levels in the organization.