Staff Accountant – Investments

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 11/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 82421

A leading investment management firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team. In this contract role, you will support the corporate accounting area of the firm’ s Finance department. You will be responsible for traditional accounting duties related to the monthly close for the firms legal entities, as well as internal and external financial reporting requirements and financial analysis. In addition, you will assist with the implementation of the firm's next generation financial reporting platform. This position pays up to $25/hr – apply today!

Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant:
  • Responsible for journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, and work paper organization/filing for legal entities
  • Prepare filings and surveys for a variety of regulatory agencies (domestic and foreign) with adherence to strict deadlines
  • Prepare various financial statements
  • Support external audits including audit work papers and responding to auditor inquiries
  • Maintain procedure documentation for the area
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and reporting
Requirements for the Staff Accountant:
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting with a strong GPA
  • Internship in an accounting setting preferred
  • CPA candidate preferred
  • 0-2 years' experience preferred
  • Analytical aptitude with strong attention to detail
  • Excel and system skills a plus
  • Experience with Workday and/or PeopleSoft a plus
  • 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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