Accounting Manager - Technology and Media

Boston, MA 02116

Posted: 09/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 81237

Our client in the technology and media industry is seeking an Accounting Manager to join their team. This contract-to-hire position is in Boston, MA and pays up to $60/hr. Apply today!

* No relocation provided

Responsibilities for the Accounting Manager:
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information as well as accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure to maximize the facilitation of both current and future reporting requirements
  • Partner with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit as well as any other audits that are scheduled including the 401k audit
  • Calculate the monthly deferred revenue ensuring that Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) are being followed in regards to revenue recognition, specifically software revenue recognition
  • Review and approve all monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts including all cash accounts
  • Responsible for accurately preparing certain account reconciliations and reviewing them with the Controller
  • Assist the Controller with a variety of Income Tax and SALT tax matters with the support of outside Tax experts
  • Assist Controller and department with the design and implementation of policies and procedures, special projects and reports, including the development of Financial Statements and related analysis 
  • Oversee payroll function
  • Maintain oversight over fixed assets

Requirements for the Accounting Manager:
  • BS in Accounting. (MBA or CPA certification preferred)
  • Minimum of 8+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • 3+ years previous experience managing an Accounting team as well as supervisory experience in financial reporting/general ledger
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple, competing priorities while working towards established goals/deadlines in a fast-paced environment coupled with the ability to set and reassess priorities and objectives for the team
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Fastidious attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills along with the ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines is required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills including relevant financial/ accounting tools and applications such as Great Plains and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong working-knowledge of ADP payroll modules coupled with well-developed knowledge of payroll laws
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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