Job Openings

Senior Global Accountant

Job ID: BH347323

Category: International Accounting, Accounting Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Accounting, Global Accounting

Contract

Job Location: Boston/remote

Hours: 9-5

Company Information: Management Consulting

Interview Process: Zoom calls

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • US GAAP
  • Global Accounting

Nice to have:

  • CPA – highly preferred
  • Big 4 experience
  • Management experience
  • SAP

Accumulate, journal, reconcile and report on Americas region financial information for specific transactions and programs.

    • Prepare financial reports for internal distribution
    • Review and post journal entries as part of the month-end close process
    • Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations over various and rotating areas
    • Review balance sheets and income statement accounts for accuracy
    • Prepare and review fluctuation analysis of balance sheet accounts for delivery to senior management
    • Assist with preparation of quarterly reporting package to the Americas CFO
  • Responsible for aspects of the month-end financial close, including meeting with FP&A and others within the organization, reviewing contracts, and performing calculations and analysis to prepare more complex journal entries and analysis
  • Assist in the identification of risks and implementation of new controls where necessary
  • Prepare detailed audit schedules for year-end and interim reviews.
  • Assist with finance system implementation by updating and/or preparing necessary Accounting policies and instruct/educate worldwide offices to ensure compliance
  • Remain informed of new and/or changing US GAAP standards
    • Align the accounting needs from both a Global perspective as well as local statutory perspective
  • Evaluate, develop and coach junior team members and assistance with preparation of semi-annual reviews for these individuals
  • Assist in the management of the team with a focus on achievement of overall team goals as well as supervision of individuals in accountant and experienced accountant roles
  • Assist in the analysis and development of internal controls for safeguarding company assets. Develop documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements
  • Perform diverse duties for departmental, corporate and banking requirements, and perform other duties and projects as assigned
  • Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative, both internally and externally, including inquiries from cost center managers, domestic and international controllers, other finance department staff members, etc.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPA

Preferred

  • Big four experience

Required

  • 4-6+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Experience working in a regional or global accounting environment
  • Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications
    • Eg. SAP, FloQast, Visual Lease

Required

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to research relevant guidance to support and/or suggest proper accounting treatment
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to logically structure problems using a hypothesis driven approach
  • Ability to work effectively in global teams
  • Excellent written communication skills (in PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt oral communication style to varied audiences
  • English language fluency (both written and oral)
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Ability to prioritize time and tasks according to business needs and value, avoid low-value add daily fire-fighting in order to hit long-term goals and objectives
  • Self-starter and the ability to work independently

Headstart – GL NE, GL National

Contract with permanent potential

Estimated Duration: 6-7 months

Hourly: 43-57

Salary: $90-123K

Background Check: yes, very extensive check

Timeline: Start end of July, early August

Location: Preferably in the Boston area however they are willing to look 100% remote

* 131 Dartmouth Street 9th floor Boston Massachusetts 02116

*Everyone is remote right now but plans to go back into the office come September

*Manager is willing to hire someone remotely for the duration of the role even if it goes perm

Company Info: Management Consulting, 10K ee

Why open: maternity leave coverage

MUST SEE IN MARKETING NOTE:
*notes on presentation/professionalism

Other Details:

  • Employee going on mat leave: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christina-bayides-3615793/
  • Team – this role has 3 direct reports. Would be great if someone has management experience but not a dealbreaker. They will re-organize while this person is on mat leave if need be.
  • Reports to Director of Global Accounting

 

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Accounting, Global Accounting

Contract

Job Location: Boston/remote

Hours: 9-5

Company Information: Management Consulting, 10K employees

Interview Process: 2 Zoom calls

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • US GAAP
  • Ideally 4-6 years’ progressive accounting experience
  • Global Accounting

Nice to have:

  • CPA – highly preferred
  • Big 4 experience
  • Management experience
  • SAP

Accumulate, journal, reconcile and report on Americas region financial information for specific transactions and programs.

    • Prepare financial reports for internal distribution
    • Review and post journal entries as part of the month-end close process
    • Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations over various and rotating areas
    • Review balance sheets and income statement accounts for accuracy
    • Prepare and review fluctuation analysis of balance sheet accounts for delivery to senior management
    • Assist with preparation of quarterly reporting package to the Americas CFO
  • Responsible for aspects of the month-end financial close, including meeting with FP&A and others within the organization, reviewing contracts, and performing calculations and analysis to prepare more complex journal entries and analysis
  • Assist in the identification of risks and implementation of new controls where necessary
  • Prepare detailed audit schedules for year-end and interim reviews.
  • Assist with finance system implementation by updating and/or preparing necessary Accounting policies and instruct/educate worldwide offices to ensure compliance
  • Remain informed of new and/or changing US GAAP standards
    • Align the accounting needs from both a Global perspective as well as local statutory perspective
  • Evaluate, develop and coach junior team members and assistance with preparation of semi-annual reviews for these individuals
  • Assist in the management of the team with a focus on achievement of overall team goals as well as supervision of individuals in accountant and experienced accountant roles
  • Assist in the analysis and development of internal controls for safeguarding company assets. Develop documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements
  • Perform diverse duties for departmental, corporate and banking requirements, and perform other duties and projects as assigned
  • Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative, both internally and externally, including inquiries from cost center managers, domestic and international controllers, other finance department staff members, etc.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPA

Preferred

  • Big four experience

Required

  • 4-6+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Experience working in a regional or global accounting environment
  • Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications
    • Eg. SAP, FloQast, Visual Lease

Required

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to research relevant guidance to support and/or suggest proper accounting treatment
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to logically structure problems using a hypothesis driven approach
  • Ability to work effectively in global teams
  • Excellent written communication skills (in PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt oral communication style to varied audiences
  • English language fluency (both written and oral)
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Ability to prioritize time and tasks according to business needs and value, avoid low-value add daily fire-fighting in order to hit long-term goals and objectives
  • Self-starter and the ability to work independently

 

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: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: Remote Based