Job Openings

General Accountant

Job ID: BH387746

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance


Direct Hire

Job Location: Cambridge (Hybrid to start but need to be able to go into the office at some point)

Hours: 40

Company Information, Industry, Size: 100+

Interview Process: Interview with Director of Finance and possibly the CFO


Must Haves:

  • BA
  • 1+ year of experience



  • NetSuite
  • Public experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepare and record journal entries to the general ledger
  • Assist with the period close process, including performance and documentation of internal controls
  • Continuously monitor the AP inbox and support the weekly payment run
  • Assist with bi-weekly payroll processing, as needed
  • Support various system maintenance and potential future system implementations
  • Help to prepare documentation for external auditors’ requests
  • Assist with compiling tax workpaper support for tax provisions and annual tax returns
  • Support the Finance team with various ad-hoc requests and projects as needed
  • Maintain effective relationships with other departments to ensure effective and efficient cross-functional collaboration
  • Specific areas of responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: cash, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accounts payable, accrued expenses and payroll


?Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field is required
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in accounting/finance is required
  • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) is required
  • Experience with NetSuite is preferred
  • Must be able to manage workload and prioritize as necessary to meet deadlines while exhibiting strong attention to detail
  • Previous life sciences industry experience is preferred but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment is important

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: Cambridge, Massachusetts