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Staff Accountant

Job ID: BH487060

Category: Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Accounts Payable

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

The Staff Accountant will be primarily responsible for accounting tasks associated with analyzing and reconciling balance sheet accounts for multiple entities, accounts receivables, month-end close tasks, participating in year-end audit, and supporting the AP/AR function.


  • Assist and adhere to month end closing deadlines.

  • Prepare accounting related entries to numerous registers and logs, as required, in accordance with GAAP.

  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts.

  • Maintain detailed accounting and reconciliation of specific Marketing Funds

  • Accurately enter expense reports into Concur, reconcile any outstanding or unsubmitted transactions to resolution, and book approved payments in Great Plains.  

  • Provide internal customer assistance to regional employees regarding travel & reimbursement policy questions and process monthly mileage reports.

  • Accurately process vendor invoices, obtain manager approvals on a timely basis, and process weekly payment run via EFT, Wire, and/or check.

  • Assist with year-end 1099 preparation.

  • Invoice customers as needed and track receivables to be collected.

  • Support mid- year and year-end audit completion with regard to AR and AP selections

  • Assist in Ad-hoc projects as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance, Bachelors preferred

  • Minimum 3-5 years of related work experience in accounting role

  • Experience in intercompany accounting & inventory a plus

  • Experience with Great Plains and Concur is a plus  


  • Ability to multi-task and maintain high level of organization

  • Ability and willingness to problem solve

  • Ability to work in a fast paced / high volume environment

  • Proficient with Excel (vlookups, pivot tables)

  • Ability to communicate well with varying levels of internal and external customers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to follow up on outstanding items to resolution

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines on a daily basis


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: Woburn, Massachusetts