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Financial Reporting Assistant (Staff Accountant)

Job ID: BH438826

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Financial Reporting Assistant

  • Provide support to the Financial Reporting Manager and wider Finance Team, which can include but is not exclusive to:
  • Process and reconcile the bank transactions in our accounting system on a monthly basis, supporting the month end close process
  • Process month end journals and prepare accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations in order to meet monthly deadlines
  • Support the Accounts Payable function, assisting with processing of invoices, bank payments, implementation of a new purchase ordering system, and maintaining and improving internal controls
  • Prepare external reporting files for our insurance carrier partners ensuring a high degree of accuracy
  • Support the Financial Planning & Analysis team as required, particularly during the budget process
  • Carry out ad hoc work as required by the VP of Finance and Financial Reporting Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-3 years of previous transactional accounting experience in revenue accounting or accounts receivable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high volume environment while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately and meeting deadlines
  • Professional, committed and organised approach to work with a drive for results
  • A high level of computer literacy – needs to be a proficient user of financial systems & competent in the Microsoft Excel including look- ups, pivot tables and use of advanced formulae
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to identify control weaknesses and proactive to suggest and implement improvements where required


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: Boston, Massachusetts