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Financial Operations Manager- Boston

Job ID: BH331129

Category: Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance


Financial Operations Manager- Boston


Must Have:

Degree in accounting or related field.

Previous management experience preferred

Experience with complex AP/AR and financial close


Job Summary 

Manage accounting activities such as reconciliations, analysis, and financial reporting.


Job-Specific Responsibilities 


The Financial Operations Manager is a member of the Senior Finance Team and will be responsible for finding efficient and effective means of accomplishing goals, maximizing tools available, and/or identifying tools needed, to support of the business units.


Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Manages financial team of 4, including hiring, staff development, onboarding and performance management

  • Manages all financial closings for External Education including month-end, quarterly and fiscal year-end closings

  • Manages all financial transactions (AP, AR, GL, Chart Maintenance, Concur), ensuring accuracy, compliance, efficiency and consistency

  • Ensures timely and accurate processing with all financial transactions

  • Provides high-level financial support and advice with complex accounting issues and problem resolution to both the financial team and business units

  • Manages all financial applications, including implementations, updates, roles and responsibilities

  • Manages Revenue, Expense and balance sheet accounts including transactional use and reconciliation

  • Ensures delivery of excellent customer service to internal and external clients

  • Preforms Financial analysis as needed

  • Other duties as required

Typical Core Duties

  • Responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment

  • Evaluate accounting processes and procedures, recommend improvements

  • Oversee accounting transactions, account reconciliations, journal entry verifications and reporting

  • May prepare tax documentation and financial statements

  • Develop and distribute communications to internal and external constituencies

  • Provide technical expertise, problem-resolution and training

  • Ensure financial compliance with University policies and procedures, audit and accounting disclosure requirements, and applicable legal rules and regulation

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • Cover Resume Required

Degrees and Certificates: Master's degree in relevant field or CPA preferred 


Technical skills: 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel (skills including complex formula building and large spreadsheet management needed), Salesforce preferred 

  • Demonstrated experience managing a team

Communication and organizational skills:

  • Proven ability to handle sensitive data with discretion

  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems and improve processes

  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong team contributor with positive customer service attitude are essential


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts