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Manager, Global Specialized Accounting

Job ID: BH486893

Category: Accounting Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Manager, Global Specialized Accounting

Job Location: hybrid  2-3 days onsite per week

Direct Hire 

Industry: Management Consulting

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting
  • 4+ years’ of progressive Accounting experience
  • ASC820
  • Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications


  • CPA
  • Experience accounting for investments preferred

Investran (software



As Manager on the Global Financial Accounting team, you will support the complete, accurate, and timely consolidated reporting of financial information in accordance with US GAAP. Your role will focus most closely on the accounting for our investment portfolio. This will require working closely with our investment services group, global treasury, global tax, local payroll departments and third-party investment companies. The successful candidate will work with the above-mentioned stakeholders and others to continually hone and improve the accounting and reporting process within the company.



· Accumulate, journalize, and report on worldwide financial information including investments and deferred compensation.

· Review and post entries prepared by other team members.

· Oversee the communication and accounting for participant distributions from deferred compensation plans.

· Act as a liaison between finance, investment service group, tax and payroll departments.

· Review various account reconciliations using FloQast software.

· Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative, both internally and externally (i.e. inquiries from alumni, international controllers, other global finance teams, staff, etc.)

· Draft documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements.

· Coordinate with our independent auditors to help complete our interim and year-end review.

· Perform other duties and projects as assigned by Senior Manager.

· Oversee accounting for investment K1s.

· Oversee accounting for investment reserves (valuation background helpful).



· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required

o CPA preferred


· 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience

o Experience accounting for investments preferred


· Strong knowledge of US GAAP and applied knowledge of ASC 820.

· Excellent problem-solving skills. Able to readily diagnose process deficiencies and independently configure effective solutions.

· Excellent written communication skills (in PowerPoint, Word, Excel).

· Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and statements.

· Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood.

· Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications; (Investran preferred).

· Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

· Flexible and adaptable to change.

· An ethical individual that acts with high levels of integrity at all times


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