Location: Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts, United States

Date published: 19-Feb-2024

Job ID: 125481

Description and Requirements

  • Reports to the DVP, Finance 
  • Coordinate the daily general accounting functions, responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and business plans
  • Direct reports include a Senior and a Staff Accountant
  • This position manages tight deadlines, competing priorities, and a full range of accounting activities, including general ledger, financial reporting, year-end, and internal audit support, SOX documentation and compliance, tax compliance, fixed assets, and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Drive monthly financial close process, ensuring accurate financial results and requirements are completed within corporate timelines
  • Perform month-end closing activities, including AP sub-ledgers, journal entries, GL and intercompany reconciliations, and applicable loading into Hyperion (HFM) and Finance SharePoint Portal
  • Coordinate collection of pertinent information required for corporate reporting requirements supporting accounting, audit, tax and treasury functions
  • Analyze key general ledger accounts and provide commentary on month-to-month changes and variances to budget/forecast
  • Cross-functional management of Working Capital analysis (i.e., focus on A/P)
  • Interface with outside advisers and auditors related to attestation and compliance matters
  • Evaluate accounting policies and procedural control systems and work to improve effectiveness and compliance. This includes monthly SOX testing and upkeep of required documentation in the Corporate SOX database, Internal Audit compliance, and Internal and External Audits
  • Perform Fixed Asset and Demo reporting, including annual physical audit and review of spending requests for capital expenditures, research and development projects
  • Reporting responsibilities, including Capex, PPE Roll forward, Intl Entitlement days, and DPO
  • Assist in quarterly (MD&A) reporting process in understanding GL variances
  • Proactive driver of finance continuous improvement initiatives to improve accuracy and efficiency x
  • Utilize Oracle, Sage Fixed Assets (FAS), Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • 4 – 8 years of related accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a company with a global presence
  • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Previous Oracle experience is preferred