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Accounting Associate (Staff Accountant)

Job ID: BH411481

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Accounting Associate


You will love this position if you love to collaborate with different departments and drive processes and new ideas forward!


What you will do

  • Liaises with each department for procurement-to-pay

  • Ensuring compliance with SOX  

  • Prepares and records journal entries

  • Handles accounts receivable cash receipts for North America

  • Reconcile incoming payments for training and partner credits

  • Handles credit card processing and reconciliation to credit card platform

  • Processes Accounts Payable invoices for US and Canada and W-9 verification for new vendors

  • Assists with 1099 year-end preparation and filing

  • Handles employee expenses for US and Canada using expense reimbursement platform; assists with review process; challenges information to detect compliance & policy issues

  • Training new hires on expense reports and the Purchasing Card program

  • Assists in preparation and filing of state sales tax returns

  • Assists in month end close (accruals and other financial reporting supporting schedules)

  • Assists with account reconciliations and analysis specifically Corporate & Purchase Card Reconciliation

  • Assists with weekly cash forecasts (Cash receipts and AP)

  • Ad hoc reporting / projects as needed


Who are we looking for

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Efficient computer skills

  • Resourceful, responsible and reliable

  • Professional and pleasant disposition

  • Must be self-motivated, lead with strong work ethic, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines.

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and have strong rapport with the management team and colleagues.

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Demonstrated ability to understand/navigate ERPs and other software with limited instruction.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience in a general accounting environment, general ledger experience preferred.

  • Experience working in a SOX environment

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: Chelmsford, Massachusetts