Senior Accountant

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Boston, MA
$75,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 16, 2017
Job ID
$8B Fortune 500 Medical Devices Company—Boston, MA—Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Sizzle
  • Company provides a fast-pace, community-oriented environment.
  • Company offers opportunities for career growth and competitive salary/benefits.
  • Company pushes a great quality of life, offering summer hours and flexible work arrangements.
Note from Hiring Manager
  • Seeking:
    • Senior Accountant – Technical Accounting
    • Senior Accountant – SEC Reporting
    • Senior Internal Controls Analyst
  • May consider Accountant II or light Senior-level candidates (2-3 years’ experience) for Functional Technical Accounting and SEC roles.
Position Summary

Seeking Senior Accountant to work across the global organization to understand business drivers and opportunities/risks to identify accounting implications and impact to company. This role will also continually assess and implement process improvements and maintain accurate accounting of results in a well-controlled environment. The Senior Accountant will be a key member of a cross-functional, global project team responsible for implementing company’s new leasing standard.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or equivalent (Master’s preferred) + 3-6 years’ related experience.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Prior experience in a medium-to-large public accounting firm preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP, and Hyperion a plus.
  • Strong accounting/finance and analytical skills.
  • Desire to engage, lead, and work in cross-functional teams (independently and consultative).
  • Ability to interpret, apply technical accounting research, and conclude on accounting treatment.
  • Attention to detail and data accuracy, highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Apply technical accounting research to business transactions and prepare accounting position memos and presentations to management on key issues and company impact.
  • Lead multiple work streams, gain in-depth knowledge of global business’ leasing arrangements, draft whitepapers, implement new accounting processes and controls, and develop training.
  • Complete accounting close activities.
  • Partner with SEC Reporting team to prepare high-quality footnotes and disclosures for SEC forms, 10Q, and 10K for assigned areas.
  • Deliver accurate plan and forecast estimates to FP&A for each accounting area of responsibility.