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Norwood, MA 02062

Posted: 10/03/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 577581 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

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Growing manufacturing company seeking an accountant with very strong technical accounting skills. Preferably with public accounting experience. Seeking an accountant that has strong skills with P&L, month end close, balance sheet, update financial statements.

  • Degree in accounting 
  • Manufacturing industry  experience
  • 2+ years of General Ledger accounting experience – Month end close, financial statements, journal entries
  • ERP experience
  • excel, pivot table, v lookups
  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience

This accountant hire will play a key role in the month end close process, and balance sheet analysis, monthly financial reporting, and variance analysis versus budget and prior year. 

  • Manage day-to-day accounting responsibilities, including month-end and year-end close, year-end audit, intercompany reconciliation, and financial reporting
  • Complete various journal entries and account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts monthly; Ensure accurate accounting for various transactions and activities
  • Prepare financial statements and analysis for month end close meetings
  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing reports
  • Prepare monthly fluctuation analysis by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Ensure all financial records are in accordance with GAAP
  • Identify and implement improvements on internal controls, procedures, and forms around month-end close process
  • Update and maintain forecast of balance sheet, cash flow, and bank covenant calculations in Master Financial Model
  • Play a key role in annual year-end audit; Prepare audit schedules and reconciliations as required
  • Assist with acquisition analysis, including due diligence and transition of acquired company
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget and subsequent monthly variance analysis
  • Prepare sales/use tax returns for monthly, quarterly and annual filings. 
  • Research sales/use tax issues and stay current on sales tax law changes.
  • Prepare for sales and use tax audits.
  • Assist with the annual corporate insurance renewal process.
  • Performs other ad hoc analysis and reporting

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, CPA preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in accounting; Experience auditing/analyzing manufacturing industry financials is a plus
  • Professional and collaborative communication skills who can work well across departments
  • Strong knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
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